Domaine Martin, a traditional and respected domaine located in Chavignol is owned and run by Pierre Martin, son of well-known winemaker Yves Martin. The domaine consists of a scant 3 hectares of Chavignol Sauvignon Blanc (he has another 1 ha of Pinot Noir in appellation) raised using sustainable agriculture, using no herbicides. The vines are grown on the two famous terroirs of the regions: caillottes, stony, chalky pebbles and terres blanches, a mixture of clay and limestone.
The average age of his vines are 20-25 years old, with the oldest vines being 35 years old. All vinification is done in temperature controlled stainless steel tank, with 4-6 month aging on fine lees with minimal batonnage. Production of the Chavignol cuvee is between 800 and 1200 cases per year, depending on the vintage.