- Appellation: Arbois Pupillin
- Region: Jura
- Country: France
- Colour: Red
- Grape Varieties: Pinot Noir
- Soil type: Limestone
- Vessel type: Other
- No added sulphites.
Notes on additives, aids & processing used:
- No temperature control.
- Total Sulphites: 10 mg/L
- This wine is fermented spontaneously.
- Other Information:Alcohol: 12.5%
Bottle size: 75cl - Weight: 550g
Average age of vines: 75 years
Organic Certified - Not Vegan certified
Suitable for Vegan and Vegetarian
Superficial clay-limestone terroir on deep gray marls, facing south-west with a steep slope and at an altitude of 500 meters. The harvest is manual and then destemmed. The semi-carbonic maceration lasts 20 days, including 2 days of cold pre-fermentation maceration and some pumping over. Aging lasts 10 months, in 228-liter barrels for 3 to 5 wines.
Fresh, supple and fine juice bordered by small red fruits, delicately spiced. The very pretty structure arises on fine-grained and silky tannins, the finish reveals a nice density.
Julien is one of those who think that wine is made primarily in the vineyard …
The estate is made up of 5ha of vines aged from 7 to 77 years old on the marly valleys of Pupillin.
The Ploussard, Trousseau, Pinot noir, Chardonnay and Savagnin grape varieties are expressed through different plots whose soils and exposure make them typical, thus producing local wines on a family scale.
The harvest is manual in order to start vinification from quality sorted grapes.
Respect for the terroir is reflected in essential principles such as contact treatments, without synthetic molecules (& biodynamic preparations), natural grassing and soil work (labors, ridging, scratching …) and no weeding chemical, in order to preserve steeply sloping terroirs, control of doses of So2 to applied to all the vines.
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