Domaine Gérard Villet 2015 “Ouille” Savagnin, Arbois, Jura, France
Domaine Gerard Villet 2015 “Ouille” Savagnin, Arbois, Jura, France
Fully oxidized but still very fresh. The Jura paradox on full display.
Domaine Gérard Villet, is a historic family estate; they have made wine in the pastoral region of the Jura since 1900. The domaine is presently managed by husband and wife Gérard and Christine Villet. Gérard tends to the vineyards and winemaking, while Christine manages all commercial and administrative aspects of the estate. In 1988 the domaine converted to organic farming. The estate is now comprised of 5.4 hectares, with half of the vines planted to Chardonnay and the rest comprised of decreasing smaller amounts of Savagnin, Poulsard, Pinot and Trousseau.
VARIETIES: 100% Savagnin
CLASSIFICATION: Arbois AOC
VINEYARDS / SOILS: Clay-limestone - From various estate vineyards around the town of Arbois
VINE AGE: 30-60 years
FARMING: Organic certified
WINEMAKING: Hand harvested and native yeast fermentation in stainless steel. Aged in partially filled barrique – aged sous voile
RECOMMENDED CONSUMPTION: Upon release and over the next 8 years