Organic Winemaking in the Southwest of France
Clos Cavenac from Southwestern France is operated by Emmanuelle Piovesan BTS Viti-Oeno and Thierry Heydon Wine Engineer-Oenologist. After gaining experience in wine production for several years started their own wine business in 2003. The winery has been farming organically since 2009 and producing wines with proper certifications since 2012 The appellations of the winery include AOP Cotes du Marmandais Red and Rosé Vin de Pays de l’Agenais IGP red, which is made of Syrah and white made of Chardonnay.
The Grape Varieties of Clos Cavenac
The surface of the vineyards are around 11 hectares and the estate is filled with clay-limestone soils which are great fortheir wine production. Cabernet Franc 26%, Merlot 27%, Malbec 12%, Cabernet Sauvignon 13%, Fer Servadou 6%, Abouriou 8%, Syrah 8% are all planted with a planting density of 4500 to 5000 feet/hectare. The maintenance of soil is ensured by the mechanical methods protecting the vines using only organic methods. The harvest is done manually and mechanically depending on the variety and the blend desired. The average production of the winemaking on the estate is around 400 hectoliters.
Explore the Wonderful Wines of Clos Cavenac
Ensure your visit to Clos Cavenac to explore the cellar and taste superb wines while walking around the estate. Learn about the local wine production techniques and explore the vast vineyards. We encourage you to try the robust and vibrant wines of Clos Cavenac. The incredible aromas and flavors of the wines at Clos Cavenac will surpass your expectations.