2018 Bénédicte et Stéphane Tissot Côtes du Jura "En Barberon", Jura, France
ABOUT THIS WINE
The vines are managed according to the biodynamic calendar with Ecocert certification and Demeter control. The vines are cultivated without weedkillers, chemical fertilizers or synthetic products. We use sulfur, copper and herbal teas to treat the vine. Manufacture and contribution of our compost.
These vines are fully plowed.
The vinification uses 60% whole grapes without sulfur and 40% destemmed with a little sulfur. The grapes are macerated in truncated wooden vats for 2 weeks and aged in 30% new barrels for 1 year.
ABOUT THIS PRODUCER
Domaine André et Mireille Tissot is considered as one of the emblematic Domaine from Jura, nowadays the vineyard is led by Bénédicte and Stéphane Tissot. This family business is at the top of the appellation. In order to achieve the maximum expression of the terroirs, the 35 hectares are cultivated in Biodynamic viticulture. This allows the soils to live, to have grapes untouched by chemical products, to allow natural yeast fermentations and to reduce the doses of sulphur in the cellar. Here the wines are handcrafted by the winemakers, and any industrial process is banned.