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Vin Jaune Arbois, 2012

By Domaine de la Borde

  • Appellation: Arbois Vin Jaune
  • Region: Jura
  • Country: France
  • Colour: White
  • Grape Varieties: Savagnin
  • Soil type: Marl, Schist
  • Vessel type: Wood - Old oak
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • No added sulphites.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
  • Total Sulphites: 0 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:Alcohol: 14% Bottle size: 62cl - Weight: 500g Average age of vines: 40 years Organic Certified - Not Vegan certified Suitable for Vegan and Vegetarian Deep gray and blue marls facing southwest, steep slope (25%). Altitude 350 m to 450 m. " Manual harvest, total destemming, static cold settling (6 to 8 ° C) from 12 to 24 hours, alcoholic fermentation in lightning, aging for 10/12 months on lees during malolactic fermentation, then aging : oxidative aging, without topping or racking for a minimum of 75 months (six and a half years).

About Domaine de la Borde

Jura, France

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.