Domaine Alexandre Bain

The Domaine Alexandre Bain is located in Tracy sur Loire, on the local place Boisfleury. Upon his arrival with his wife in 2007, the winegrower immediately engaged in a clean viticulture, respecting the plant and the living in general.
Passionnate about his horses, Alexandre works all his slots with "Phenomène", a well-trained percheron. The harvests are manual, which stands out in an Appellation that resounds with the machine's noises.…
As you will have understood, the winegrower is viewed as an exception in the region. A creator of living artworks, he wishes to propose a wine that resembles a region from which he also originates. The treatments of the vine are all made with tea herbs and preparations.
Alexandre refuses tthe help of chemical tools, with the conviction that these very treatments actually make the soil sick. These parameters can seem weird for some, since they reach beyond the frame…
limitated by the Appellation.
In spite of this, the winegrower lost his right to use the Appellation in 2014, and had to label his wines under the denomination "Vin de France".
Sometimes, he gets reproach for leaving the grass grow too high between the ranks, and sometimes the oxydation of musts.
When tasting the wines, it is true that the classic expression of a…
Pouilly Fumé is not immediately recognizable, a white wine, with great acidity proposes aromas of green lemon. Alexandre Bain's wines are rather of a more golden colour, ripe and vibrant.
If you wish to discover the wines of this Estate, we would advise to start with the cuvée Mademoiselle L: the marls with small oysters give birth to a racy and rich juice, with a saline finish. The wine is aged 18 months in old vats. …
L d'Anges, is in comparison more austere in its youth, it is built for a longer ageing. Aged 18months, its depth and balance are striking.
The vines are here in direct contact with the bedrock, and the limestone gives straightness and subtlety to the grapes. In the glass, the warm spices match the more smoky notes.
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