“You have to have confidence in the terroir,” winemaker François Miglio emphatically told me. “You have to accompany its natural harmony,” he continued, echoing the essence of the biodynamic philosophy he follows, as we sipped wines in all three colors at Château Gasqui one particularly hot summer afternoon over a year ago.
Château Gasqui, a 100-hectare (acre) property dating back to Gallo-Roman times, is located in the heart of the Var, near the small village of Gonfaron. It is about 18 kilometers (approximately 11 miles) from the Mediterranean Sea, as the crow flies across the Massif des Maures. The vineyard itself is currently 34 hectares in size, about 300 meters above sea level, and comprised of clay-limestone. About 170,000 bottles are [...]