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Domaine de la Borde Chardonnay ‘Terre du Lias’ 2018

£37.98

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Alcohol %

12 % Vol

Altitude

450m

Country

France

Producer

Domaine de la Borde

Region

Jura

Grapes

Chardonnay

Ethos

Low Intervention

Optimal decanting time

30 minutes

Size

75 cl

Style

Rich and Textured

Vineyard/Sub Region

Pupillin

Domaine de la Borde “Terre du Lias” which is produced by Domaine de la Borde is an intense Chardonnay from the Jura. Aged for 12 months in large French oak barrels, without oxidation, called ‘ouillé’. It has a smooth, velvety and full profile with hints of fresh fruits and cream, supported by freshness and minerality.

The “Terre du Lias” Chardonnay from Pupillin, is grown on a steep 20-degree southwest-facing slope of clay-limestone on gray marl. Entirely hand-harvested. Half destemmed, half whole-cluster. Fermentation without sulphites and only with indigenous yeasts in 600-litre barrels of 3 to 5 vintages-used. Aged in 600-litre barrels on the lees for 12 months

Julien Mareschal established his tiny Domaine in 2003, quickly moving his work in the vineyards to biodynamic practices when he saw the benefits being reaped by his neighbours. Today, his wines are some of our favourite representations of Jurassien grape variety.

2018 Domaine de la Borde “Terre du Lias” has a smooth, velvety and full profile with hints of fresh fruits and cream, supported by freshness and minerality.

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