Pierre Menard's parents' farm over 20 hectares of old Chenin and Sauvignon Blanc, which they sell to the local cooperative. Seeing the incredible potential of his parents' vineyards, some of them planted as early as 1920, Pierre started to farm a small parcel himself, following biodynamic principles. Pierre made his first wines in 2013. Already, this inaugural vintage received great critical acclaim.
Dry Chenin Blanc grew on the Varenne de Chanze hillside vineyard with S exposure grown in schist soils and weathered spilite, a volcanic rock imparting tension and vigor to the wine. Natural and biodynamic winemaking principles. It Matures 10 months in neutral barrels on the lees.