The grapes are gently pressed and a light debourbage by cold is made. The clear must is vatted for the fermentation which takes place in concrete tanks. After aging for 5 months the wine is bottled by gravity, without filtration or fining, with just a light sulfur addition.
“It felt like the stars aligned,” Bruno Trigueiro smiles when asked about the moment in his life when his brother-in-law approached him with the idea of taking care of a wine estate in France he wanted to invest in. At the time, the current winemaker and co-owner of Chemins de Bassac was suffering from severe migraines and, aided by an anthroposophical doctor, started to consider a change of lifestyle from the busy Sao Paolo architect routine that he and his wife Thama were living. A healthier and more holistic option materialized in 2016, when the couple took their two young daughters and moved to Puimisson, a small village close to the Mediterranean coast, to take care of the newly purchased Chemins de Bassac.“