Arbois-Pupillin Savagnin, Overnoy-Crinquand
Organic

Arbois-Pupillin Savagnin, Overnoy-Crinquand - 2016

Item # 29669 750mL
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Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


Tasting Notes

A deeper, golden Savagnin that shows a rustic, flor-tinged flair. This Savagnin displays an evolving nose of beeswax and walnuts across a fuller palate struck by an oxidative, sherry-like complexity. Fine and saline, and sure to please lovers of grand, Jurassic Savagnin. The region's best Savagnin is produced from poor soils underlain by “marne grise,” and the Crinquand Savagnin is planted in a singular one hectare parcel of compact grey marl. This wine was vinified in large, old oak barrels and left there to age about four years before bottling,


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About the Producer

Pupillin, Jura, France This domaine, situated in the center of the village of Pupillin, in the heart of the Arbois appellation, is three generations old. Mikaël Crinquand tends the viticultural side of this multi-faceted family operation. The Overnoy-Crinquand families have always managed their holdings within Pupillin in a poly-cultural, organic fashion, tending seventy cows to produce milk...

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Jura

A petite and relatively obscure wine region in eastern France, between Burgundy and the Swiss border. Its geographical isolation has helped it to remain a rare bastion of traditional winemaking techniques, and today it produces some of the most distinctive wines in the world. Reds from the Jura are often light-bodied, earthy, berried, and reminiscent of the village wines of Burgundy (though here...

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