The estate. Located in the heart of Anjou, overlooking the Layon, the property belonging to the Robin-Bretault family, has an 80-hectare vineyard. Château du Fresne, built in 1436, is the historical icon of the estate. The production is characterised by the diversity of its range and the consistency of its quality. Soils. Located mainly in the commune of Faye d'Anjou, the Château du Fresne vines have their roots in soils that are mainly schist-sandstone, composed of slate stone or quartz. These are shallow soils that provide typical wines. On the left bank of the Layon, on the Champ d'Anjou side, the terrain is more filtered, made of sand and gravel, giving lighter wines. THE VARIETIES The plots are divided between: Cabernet: 31 hectares; Chenin: 28 hectares; Grolleau: 9 hectares; Sauvignon Blanc: 6 hectares; Various varieties: 2 hectares (Gamay, Chardonnay, Pinot).