Fabien Duveau

Loire | Saumur-Champigny | Chacé

Fabien Duveau is the 8th generation of his family to make wine in Saumur-Champigny — “one of the jewels of the Loire,” he believes. Expressing their individuality is a key objective in his winemaking. Farming organically and cultivating biodiversity in and around the vineyards are integral to Fabien’s aim of making wines that express both “the complex nature of the land and the know-how of its winemakers.” Fabien is deeply influenced by tradition, yet his innovative perspectives and and minimalist style infuse his wines with a freshness and delicacy that mark them as vibrant, eloquent examples of what Saumur-Champigny wines are at heart.

Fabien Duveau 2017 Saumur-Champigny "Origine"

Vinified and aged in cement, the Saumur-Champigny “Origine” is a gorgeous, fresh, juicy wine that brings the drinker back, glass after glass. Grown in clay and limestone soils, the wine captures the classic herbaceous and aromatic quality of cabernet franc, leading to bright red fruits and ripe, juicy tannins. This is a proper modern bistro wine that really over-delivers for the price point.

  • 2017
  • Cabernet Franc
  • France
  • Loire
  • Saumur-Champigny
  • Organic
  • Tuffeau, marl, sand
  • Cement, stainless steel
  • Cement
  • .01
  • 750 ml

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