Château de Villars Fontaine, a Charming Winery in the Heart of Burgundy
The vineyards of Château de Villars Fontaine cover an area of 30 hectares. A green setting with ancient trees surrounds the entire estate and gives it an idyllic look. Bernard Hudelot established the Château de Villars Fontaine in 1970. In 1984, he gave it the name of Domaine de Montmain. Later in 2000, he acquired his great-grandmother’s property, Château de Villars Fontaine. Presently, the estate rests on the cellar of the canons.
In Château de Villars Fontaine Experience Historic Architecture
Accordingly, the architecture of the cellar testifies to this history. In the basement, two passages connect the parallel semicircular vaulted cellars. Furthermore, there is a stone staircase that serves the floors in the style of the 18th century. The owners entertain approximately 40,000 visitors every year.
The Winery Provides a Diverse Portfolio of Grape Varieties
In the beautiful vineyards of the château various types of vines, including Pinot Noir, Gamay, Chardonnay and Aligoté are planted. On an area of 40%, they grow on marl of Oberjura vines for a unique white wine. And on the remaining 60%, they cultivate grapes to produce luscious red wines on the Nacreous Slab of the Middle Jura. Thanks to manual harvesting techiques Château de Villars Fontaine creates unique wines of high quality. The manual work of harvesting guarantees to select the best quality of the vines. So, if you are a passionate winelover and like to add unique wines and forgotten vintages to your collection, plan a short trip to Château de Villars Fontaine. You can have a prominent wine tasting experience around the charming countryside.