Fumey Chatelain, 'Deuxieme Mise' Arbois Savagnin 2018
France / White

Fumey Chatelain, 'Deuxieme Mise' Arbois Savagnin 2018

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Fruit

Earth

Acid

Body

Minerality

Notes from the producer:

"In the mid-1980s, we, Raphaël and Adeline started our business of producing/selling grapes in the Jura with 56 ares of vines. Everything is going like clockwork until, in the spring of 1991, a terrible frost ravaged 95% of the Jura vineyards. There were so few grapes left in our vines that we decided to vinify them ourselves and sign our first vintage. The first cuvées will be made right and left by borrowing cellars and unused barrels from other winegrowers of the Raphaël family. 

Our farms developed little by little until in 1999 we got our hands on a ruined farmhouse in Montigny-lès-Arsures. This farm, after a lot of effort and elbow grease, will then become the perfect place to welcome our little family and our cellars.

Today our Domaine totals 17Ha of vines and our son Marin, after having vinified several times in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, has joined us. We redouble our efforts to progress each year, with the desire to produce vibrant and lively wines. The vines are cultivated with respect for our environment and rigorous work in our vineyard allows us to vinify our wines naturally and simply. Enthusiastic and passionate, our wines reflect the energy that guides us."

Country
France
Sub-Region
Arbois
Region
Jura
Varieties
Savagnin
Farming
Sustainable
Soil
Marl, Limestone
Winemaking
Aged 48 months under a veil of flor yeasts (sous voile) in 228-liter oak barrels.