Domaine des Aubuisières / Bernard Fouquet

Bernard Fouquet / Domaine des Aubuisières, around Vouvray, just east of Tours, has planted 26 hectares of vineyards with 100% chenin blanc. Bernard Fouquet makes 10 different wines from the chenin blanc. From dry to sweet, with or without bubbles and whet

Bernard Fouquet MijnWijnplein VouvrayBernard Fouquet, a quiet man, makes one of the best wines in Vouvray year after year. He gained his experience in Alsace and Burgundy. In 1982 he started Domaine des Aubuisières. Soon he was the upcoming talent in Vouvray. He now counts as one of the top three winemakers from Vouvray.

The name Vouvray consists of eight municipalities: Vouvray, Rochecordon, Vernou sur Brenne, Sainte-Radegonde, Chançay, Noizay, Reugny and Parçay-Meslay. The vineyards of the village of Vouvray are the most beautiful exhibits of all the mentioned villages and are close to the river. Domaine des Aubuisières, around Vouvray, just east of Tours, has planted 26 hectares of vineyards with 100% chenin blanc. 90% of the harvest is done manually. Bernard Fouquet makes 10 different wines from the chenin blanc. From dry to sweet, with or without bubbles and whether or not matured in wooden barrels. But all his wines are after their alcoholic fermentation on their lees 'sur lie', to give them depth and complexity.

 

Website: Bernard Fouquet - Domaine des Aubuisières