Grape Variety: Savagnin
Producer: Domaine de la Borde
Region: Arbois Pupillin, Jura, France
Wild Scale: 3/5
Vegan friendly wine
Winemaking: Organic grapes (uncertified) grown on blue schist were hand harvested and spontaneously fermented with indigenous yeast in old oak barrels. Aged for a further 2 years in barrel. Bottled with no filtration, fining or added sulphur.
This Wine: Natural white wine, rich and opulent in character. Creamy citrus flavours with a brioche edge from the extended lees contact. Classic winemaking (not Oxidative). Perfect with white meat or creamy seafood dishes.
Notes on the Winemaker: Julien Mareschal came to the Jura region at the age of 23 and now owns 5 hectares of vines at high altitude from which he produces immaculate wines with the use of little or no sulphur.