The European regulation on organic farming covers not only the production and processing but also the control and packaging of organic food. A product may claim the word ‘organic’ when the rules specific to organic production defined in one of the regulations recognized by the European Community are complied with, and the operator has obtained a valid certificate for that product. To this end, each operator undertakes to be controlled at each stage of the production chain by an independent third party accredited according to the ISO 65 standard, such as ECOCERT. Our Spanish wines are certified by the regional organization CAECyL, Public Control Authority for Organic Production of Castilla y León, itself mandated by the Spanish National Accreditation Body.
BIODYNAMICS WORKS FOR: feed the earth and men, respect the living, the rhythms and the terroir, strengthen soil life and plant health, create balanced farm property. Demeter is a reference to the Greek Goddess of grain and fertility. The Demeter certification program was established in 1928, and as such was the first ecological label for organically produced foods. Demeter products have a double certification: they are controlled and certified organic according to the European specifications and according to the Demeter specifications. Demeter biodynamic certification is used in over 50 countries, it guarantees the respect of the biodynamic principles on farm property and during the transformation of the products.
Ratings "Le Clos 2016 Red"
R. Parker - Wine Advocate - (92-94) /100
"From granite-based soils across the river from Hermitage, the medium to full-bodied 2016 Saint Joseph le Clos is a tremendous effort. Pastry crust notes frame blueberry fruit in this elegant and spicy red, which seems almost modern in style through the mid-palate. Then its granite roots take charge, delivering notes of crushed stone and a sense of austerity on the savory finish. It looks to have about two decades of pleasure ahead. 2020-2035"
Jancis Robinson - 17+/20
Wine Enthusiast - 95/100
La Revue du Vin de France - 16/20
In the Rhone Valley, or through the most beautiful regions of France and the world, the Maison M. CHAPOUTIER lets the terroir express itself.