Today they passionately cultivate 14 hectares of vines, all of
which are situated on the Bué slopes which amongst the best sites
in the Sancerre region. This Domaine has always kept hold of the
artisan techniques of the past such as manual harvest yet they
embrace new technology in their pursuit of ever greater
The vines are cared for under the minimum intervention method.
Half of the Domaine has a grass cover, particularly on the steeper
slopes, as this helps limit erosion of the soil. They also plough
the soils, de-compacting the top soils, which helps to develop
micro-bacterial life. The "terres blanches" (white soils of
limestone-clay), make full and powerful wines. These soils are
mainly found on the steep slopes of the commune of Bué.
The "caillottes" (small pebbles), are a very stony soil where
limestone dominates, giving well balanced, very aromatic wines.
They carry out harvesting by hand, doing the first sorting in the