winemaker : Laura Aillaud
Region : Rhone Valley
City: La Tour d'Aigues
Grape varieties : black grenache, white grenache, syrah, carignan, counoise, Hamburg muscat, vermentino, ugni blanc, roussanne
Surface Winery : 5 ha
Certification: organic wine, AB
The Winery Laura Aillaud
A Winemaker passionate about natural wine
Laura's career path began in the sommelier/restaurant business, where she discovered a strong taste for natural wines and then decided to pursue this interest. She then took a BTS in Viticulture-Oenology and made her first wine at Jean-Christophe Comor (The Promised Landsin the Var), which made him want to make it his profession.
His choice to produce organic wines
Organic farming is an obvious choice for Laura, especially in the Luberon where the sun and wind facilitate this method of cultivation. However, she considers that this is only one step in making terroir wines that respect nature.
The land is not ploughed much, but when necessary, Laura uses animal traction, as she does for the decavaillonnage, so as not to disturb the soil.
We love the honesty and generosity that emanate from Laura Aillaud's organic wines, certainly a Winery to watch closely!