Chateau de Fosse Seche

The very old vineyard of « Château de Fosse-Sèche », located in Brossay, Val de Loire, dates from the 13th century. It has been farmed, since 1998, by the Keller-Pire Family. Organically run the estate has 45 hectares in total on clay/flint soil and oxides of iron. 17 hectares are planted under vine with the surrounding land (a national bird sanctuary) planted with sunflowers, cosmos and other wild flowers. Guillaume and his brother Adrien vinify and age their wines in large old beer transport tank without any added SO2. The wines are rich, complex, and well balanced; these are some of the most terroir-oriented wines in all of Saumur.

Country

France

Region

Loire

Appellation(s)

Saumur


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Wines from this Winery


Fosse seche Saumur Eolithe

Fantastic expression of Loire cabernet franc on flint: blood, graphite, lead pencil, and withered rose. A fresh and complex wine that is often drunk too quickly. 

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¥4,077
Fosse seche Saumur blanc Arcane

Beautiful dry chenin of great purity, very mineral, straightforward with a powerful length.

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93 TWA
¥4,462
Fosse seche Saumur blanc Tris de la chapelle

A rarity: Les “tris de la chapelle” is a dry white wine made from botrytized grapes. This wine shows how complex and exciting Chenin can be.

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¥9,077