Affable Domaine owner and vigneron Sebastien Treuillet, began by working for a winemaker friend in Sancerre when he was 15. His passion for winemaking aroused, he created Domaine Treuillet in 1991, based in the village of Fontenille about 7 km from Pouilly-sur-Loire. Sebastien has a number of different parcels on different soils – argile-kimmeridgean, sandy soils as well as some caillottes – limestone dominated, with very little soil. Sebastien makes gorgeous, intense Pouilly Fume of won- derful finesse from his various parcels.
Sebastien also looks after the wines of his friend Magali Metenier from which is produced the fabulous value VdP Val du Loire Sauvignon. Although literally within meters of the Pouilly Fume appellation limit, this is characterized as a Vin de Pays. A VdP rarely tastes like this! This Sauvignon has won outstanding plaudits wherever presented.