Maison Idiart

Grape fields of La Chardoisie Winery in the daylight
Nicolas Idiart graduated at 19 from Bordeaux University as youngest winemaker in France. Trained at Chateau Talbot and Chateau Palmer before starting his own winery. Now, 20 vintages later, he is a renowned artisanal, small-batch specialist. Focused on Terroir-driven wines using native yeast fermentations. Predominantly upper-hillside vineyards in Touraine benefitting from warm summers, cool breezes, and calcareous, Tuffeau soils.
About the winery:
- Eco-Friendly
- Certified Agricole Raisonée
- Organic fertilizers and disease control
- Indigenous cover crops and nurture of biodiversity in the vineyard
- Traditional soil-tilling to aerate the soil and prevent weeds.
- Never any use of chemical insecticides or pesticides.
- 100% Vegan