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Domaine des Roches Neuves – Thierry Germain
Le Domaine des Roches Neuves was founded in 1850 and owner Thierry Germain has been running it for almost 25 years. Coming from Bordelais, he was able to capitalize on Loire’s terroir potential by converting the property to organic agriculture and biodynamics. One wise choice which allowed him to produce high-end wines and join the circle of Loire’s most famous domaines on Saumur and Saumur-Champigny appellations. In fact, he recently obtained several prizes including a Third Star awarded by la Revue du Vin de France and secured 5 stars in Guide Bettane & Desseauve. Even though he’s not Loire native, he succeeded on cajoling the vines, the terroir and moving up the range of his cuvées.
A wine property with astonishing terroirs !
Le Domaine des Roches Neuves spreads on 22 hectares all grown in accordance with biodynamics principles. Some of the vines are plowed the old fashion way with a horse ! Thierry Germain gives privilege to small yields, proceed to grape harvest at maturity and produces his wines in unused wood traditional barriques. Rules he has strictly followed ever since and that allowed him to maximize the potential of these terroirs. Over the years, he’s enlarged the range of his wines and now offer an almost complete assortment of red and white wines renowned for their delicacy, elegance and great ageing potential. In acquiring le Domaine des Roches Neuves, Thierry Germain has realized his lifelong dream by becoming winemaker, he who was raised in a Bordelais family of winemakers.
Wines on Saumur and Saumur-Champigny appellations to purchase on our website
In the early 90’s, when he acquired le Domaine des Roches Neuves, the property already had quite a reputation. By growing it in accordance with biodynamics principles, Thierry Germain took it to the next level of quality and awareness. Among his very best references, you will find le Clos Romans Saumur 2012 - currently sold on our online boutique - La Marginale, Le Clos Prieux, Les Mémoires and les Bulles de Roches. These are as many bottles you can taste now or conserve over the years. So if you are willing to treat yourself, don’t wait any longer and check our online selection !