TRAVEL LOG OF A VISIT TO FRANCE, AMONG DOMAINES, WINES AND PRODUCERS WHO HAVE CHOSEN ARTENOVA AMPHORAE FOR THEIR WINES
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Five Wine Producers from the area of Bordeaux in the New Aquitaine region and one in Provence from the Coteaux area of Aix-en-Provence were visited by Artenova’s owner, Leonardo Parisi. The trip centred around vineyards, wines, flavours…and terracotta for a personal encounter with his customers who have chosen to make their wines in the terracotta of Impruneta made by Artenova.
Day 1: 9th November 9.20 hrs 18.00 Domaine De La Réaltière, Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence – Provence
Day 2: 10th November, 9.20 hrs Château Mercier, Famille Chety, Saint-Trojan – Côtes de Bourg – New Aquitaine
Leonardo Parisi with the producers of Château Mercier, in the cellar at Saint Trojan. The terracotta jars are the egg shaped ones by Artenova, one of the most popular shapes in France.
… and the wine “Amphorae” made in Artenova jars by Château Mercier.
Day 2: 10th November, 11:45 hrs Château de Piote, Aubie-Espessas – New Aquitaine
Leonardo Parisi with the producer of Château Mercier and the producers of Chateau de Piote.
… and the Sauvignon – Cuvée Jarre wine of Chateau de Piote made in amphora
Day 2: 10th November 14.50 hrs Château La Marzelle, Saint-Émilion – New Aquitaine
In 2012, Château La Marzelle, with its 17 hectares, was confirmed in the new wine classification of Saint-Émilion
Day 2: 10th November 16.40 hrs Chateau La Gaffelière -Saint-Émilion – New Aquitaine
In the famous village of Saint-Emilion, known for its great wines. Leonardo Parisi with the producers of Château Mercier and Château La Gaffeliére.