Sustainable Development
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An environmentally responsible business

Conserving the natural environment and preserving our viticultural heritage for future generations is central to our work, all of which meets the standards of sustainable viticulture.

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ISO 14 001

In 2009 we were the first Central-Loire Valley wine estate to obtain the ISO 14001 certification. It is a standard of international environmental certification.
It constitutes a framework defining the rules for integrating environmental concerns into an organisation’s activities, thus controlling its environmental impact.

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A responsible agriculture

An in-depth observation of the parcels and climatic conditions is carried out to decide the reasoned treatments to be applied in response to real risks of disease development.

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Yield control

Using a Guyot Poussard balanced pruning, the vineyard work such as disbudding, thinning, or green harvest when necessary.

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Parcel traceability

All parcels are subject to a rigorous computer monitoring guaranteeing a complete traceability of the production.

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An environmental certification

A major player in the social and economic development of the region, the Domaine has been awarded Level 2 Environmental Certification, recognising our commitment to reducing our environmental impact, encouraging biodiversity and preserving the natural environment. This is a voluntary approach, built around 4 environmental themes: biodiversity protection, phytosanitary strategy, fertilization management and water resource management.