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Bénédicte & Stéphane Tissot Chateau-Chalon 2016 620ml

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  • Land: The Chateau-Chalon 2016 by Bénédicte & Stéphane Tissot is produced in the prestigious Chateau-Chalon AOC, renowned for its exceptional Vin Jaune. This area, located in the Jura region of France, is characterized by its unique terroir that imparts distinct characteristics to the Savagnin grape, the sole varietal allowed in Chateau-Chalon. The soils, climate, and traditional winemaking practices in this appellation contribute to the wine's exceptional quality and uniqueness.
  • Wine: Packaged in the traditional 620ml "clavelin," this Vin Jaune is a testament to the Tissots' mastery of Jura winemaking traditions. Known for its intense, nutty, and complex flavor profile, the wine undergoes extended aging under a veil of yeast, resulting in its distinctive characteristics. The 2016 vintage promises to deliver the classic notes of nuts, spices, and dried fruits, with a rich, oxidative style that Chateau-Chalon is celebrated for.
  • People: Bénédicte & Stéphane Tissot are among the leading figures in biodynamic viticulture in the Jura, known for their dedication to expressing the true essence of their diverse terroirs. Their approach to making Chateau-Chalon is no exception, adhering to strict appellation rules and their own high standards to produce a Vin Jaune that reflects the heritage and complexity of the region.

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The Jura wine region in Eastern France is known for its unique grape varieties and wine styles. Savagnin and Trousseau are among the grapes grown here, producing wines ranging from light and crisp to rich and complex. Jura winemakers are also known for their experimental and natural winemaking methods, resulting in distinctive and often unpredictable wines that reflect the region's diverse terroir.