As part of a long term vision to develop premier cru vineyards in Saumur, Mathieu Vallée introduced two single-vineyard wines - Le Beaumeray (red) and Le Gory (white). Le Gory comes from a single tiny parcel planted by Françoise Foucault in 1999. Le Gory has a unique blend of deep red clay and tuffeau, and beautifully shows off the best terroir of “La Côte”.
Le Gory (Parnay)
Deep red clay soils, rocky tuffeau stone on surface.
Vineyard size0.15 hectares
3 hours of pressurage, then settling for 1-2 nights in tank. Native yeast fermentation in barrel until Spring.
Elevage12 months in barrel (30% new), then 3 months in tank before bottling. No batonnage.
Harvest typeHand Harvested