At the Château Gasqui Vineyard Nature is a Companion at Work
Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull:
“You have to have confidence in the terroir,” winemaker François Miglio emphatically told me. “You have to accompany its natural harmony,” he continued, echoing the essence of the biodynamic philosophy he follows, as we sipped wines in all three colours at Château Gasqui one particularly hot summer afternoon over a over a year ago.
Château Gasqui, a 100-hectare (250-acre) property dating back to Gallo-Roman times, is located in the heart of the Var, near the small village of Gonfaron.
…Continue reading here to learn about the Château Gasqui vineyard biodynamic practices. This winemaker uses natural yeast in their rosés, which is a rarity in the industry. Commercial yeast is more predictable, produces a quicker fermentation, but adds flavour that this winemaker does not want masking the taste of his wine. Discover how ancienne agronomie grecque differs from bio-dynamic wine making practices.
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Via:: Provence WineZine