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Loire Valley


Autochtone - 2017 - Julien Courtois

An ultra mineral Romorantin, with citrus notes. A balanced palate. Matured on fine lees for 18 months in barrels that have seen several wines. This scarab with either give you wings or leave you with a sting! 

75 cl
Original features
Vin de France
Degree of alcohol
13 %
To drink from
2019 to 2025

VAT included

The label representing a scarab is a Maori design drawn by Heidi Kuka, Julien’s partner. As the eldest son of Claude Courtois, Julien is determined to take us on a voyage far beyond his native Sologne with this 100% Romorantin cuvée. Vinification: the Courtois DNA is definitely present! A natural wine without compromise, zero chemicals, grapes harvested at full maturity, natural vinification, matured in barrels, bottled in spring 2019, without sulphur! 

Julien Courtois

Julien Courtois

Julien Courtois, child of the 1976 vintage, is the eldest of two sons born to Claude Courtois, one of the most monumental figures in natural wine. Julien has had his own, separate production for nearly 20 years – Le Clos de la Bruyère – and his approach is the same as his father’s, though with a sensibility all his own. The result is equally splendid! On his 5-ha estate, we find a...

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