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His history

The estate is located in Chançay, a small village in Touraine, located between Amboise and Tours, on the right bank of the royal river.​ Cansiacus in the 10th century, Chanceaium, Chancaium in the 12th century, and finally Chançay , is on the passage of the Via Turonensis. One of the Four Ways in France for the Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, but it was, at the time, the most used way, because the only one leaving from Paris. The pretty toponym of La Croix des Vainqueurs was born from the observation of a cross in the small wood above the cellar, covered with about twenty pilgrims' hearts. Over time, the name evolved from "twenty hearts" to "winners". ​The estate was founded in 2006, its vines cover 8 hectares in the heart of the 2000 ha of the Vouvray AOC appellation. Chenin blanc, also called Pinot de Loire, is the only recognized grape variety of this appellation. On the high plateau, the vines of the "Le Bouchet" plots are over 55 years old. With a reasonable density of 6600 vines per hectare, and the richness of the clay-limestone territory, the vineyard offers all the characteristics conducive to the development of a quality production with several facets. Laurent, concerned about respecting the environment, has a reasoned approach, he does not use any systemic weed killer, and works the soil. 15KG, so as not to damage the berries, and with a machine fitted with destemmers.​ The musts are cold-settled 24 to 48 hours after long pressing at low pressure (max 1.8kg) . All the fermentations are done in barrels from 3 to 7 years old. Aging on fine lees takes place for 6 to 10 months with one stirring per week. , precisely kept for a minimum of 18 months on slats before being disgorged. For the Premium cuvée, they are kept for 36 months in the cellar on slats.

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