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 2019 Saumur-Champigny Varrains "Les Menais"

Vinified with native yeasts in concrete tank, Duveau's entrée into the Saumur-Champigny range is a gorgeous, fresh, juicy wine that brings the drinker back, glass after glass. Grown in clay and limestone soils within the vineyard of Les Menais, located in Verrains, the wine captures the classic aromatic quality of cabernet franc and really over-delivers for the price point.

  • 2019
  • Cabernet Franc
  • France
  • Loire
  • Saumur-Champigny
  • Conversion Organic
  • Les Menais
  • Limestone, clay
  • 8 months concrete
  • Concrete
  • 0.01
  • 750 ml

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