Francois Laborie started the Domaine les 3 Saules in 2015 near the Village of Villefranche de Lonchat at the most western part of de Bergerac region. After a lot of experience in the Wine Industry in France and abroad he settled here in his home region. His approach for the future is working as natural as possible and according biodynamic regulations for producing, pure and drinkable wine, with the best expression of their great terroir (almost the same as de plateau of Saint Emilion)
Region: Bergerac, IGP Vin de Pays Périgord
Grape variety and soil: 100% Merlot , soil argilo calcaire with fossilised limestone bedrock
Taste: Juicy red and black fruits, vineux, mineral, easy going with power, lingering aftertaste with low and fine tannin, just pure Merlot with some pepper
Wine pairing: as a red aperitif with friends, your daily red natural wine, white and red meats, Barbeque, pizzas, etc.
Serving Temperature: 16 c , medium or big sized red wine glass type Bordeaux or Burgundy. Open in advance or decant before drinking, drink now or keep untill 2024+
Vinification: Natural vinification local yeast’s on concrete and stainless steel, riping on it’s fine lies for 6 months, not filtered or fined, no sulphites added SO2 total<25mg Alcohol content: 13,5%
Culture: Organic and Biodynamic, Natural Wine. No certification