Domaine de l’R was founded by Frédéric Sigonneau in 2007. He worked for a few years at the famed Domaine Baudry, his neighbor in Cravant near Chinon, then 2 years in Spain on biodynamicly-farmed ungrafted vineyards before coming back to his family estate. He farms his old vines (50 years on average) with a strict organic approach. The style is natural, focusing on the pure cabernet franc fruit with ample concentration due to low yields and attentive viticulture. His wines are full of bright, ripe and vibrant fruit.