Château de Rivière





It was in 1989 that the adventure of the Vignobles du Paradis, Château de Rivière began, with the planting of les Chevaux Blancs planting and the 1st hectare of Clos de la Niverdière. The following year the planting of vines continued, and the modern winery was built next to the ancient tuff cave cellar in the heart of vineyards.
The vineyards are located within the castle walls with southern exposure, sandy soil with gravel-stony substrate. Vines are Guyot trained, and grass cover is maintained between the rows in order to regulate water supply and vine vigor. The Vignobles du Paradis started with the plantation of 2 ha. Today the estate cultivates 35 hectares in AOC Chinon red and rosé, and soon white.

Our Wines

Chinon, Cabernet Franc


100% Cabernet Franc from Vienne in Chinon. Sandy limestone soil, average vine age, 15-year-old. Destemmed, fermentation in stainless steel tanks following 12-18 days cold maceration.