Domaine Chavet 
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The Chavet family has been growing vines since the 17th century, in the very heart of the Menetou-Salon appellation and has succeeded in developing a unique know-how. The estate spreads over 23 hectares. The family has invested in modern equipment in order to meet with new demands and standards. Their passion has remained untouched and they are proud to produce a high-quality wine in the respect of nature and tradition.


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About Menetou-Salon

The largest segment of Menetou-Salon wine is white, but the appellation also produces red and rosé wines. Southwest of Sancerre, Menetou Salon sits in the Cher department and covers 611 hectares (1510 acres). The appellation extends into 10 villages: Menetou-Salon, Aubinges, Morogues, Parassy, Pigny, Quantilly, Saint-Céols, Soulangis, Vignoux-sous-les-Aix and Humbligny. The sedimentary limestone soil in this appellation dates to the upper Jurassic period.


More information in English on the website dedicated to the wines from Centre-Loire.

About Pouilly-Fumé

White wines are the specialty of Pouilly. Pouilly-Fumé wines are made exclusively from Sauvignon Blanc, while Pouilly-sur-Loire only uses Chasselas grapes. These dry crisp wines are best known for their gunflint smoky aroma.

Between Burgundy and Berry, Pouilly is comprised of 1,379 hectares (3,407 acres) on the right bank of the Loire River. In the department of the Nièvre, the Pouilly-Fumé and Pouilly-sur-Loire appellations extend across the villages of Garchy, Mesves-sur-Loire, Pouilly-sur-Loire, St. Andelain, St. Laurent, Saint-Martin-sur-Nohain, and Tracy-sur-Loire.

More information in English on the website dedicated to the wines from Centre-Loire.

How I started with Domaine Chavet
I knew Philipe and Marie Lise Chavet for 6 years; sharing a stand at Prowein while I was working for the Feray Family.
When I came with that project, I wanted to work with a Menetou Salon rather than with a Sancerre Vineyard.
Not as known but as good if not better.
I really liked their wines and the people so I asked them if they were interested to work with me for some export Market.
Thibault Poisson