Friday, July 29, 2016

Domaine de la Pinte (Arbois, Jura) -- Recent releases

The estate that originally was established in the 19th century, but there was a pause after the phylloxera devastation until 1959, when Roger Martin, a geologist and native of Arbois, resuscitated the estate. The tradition is carried on now by Roger’s son Pierre. Domaine de la Pinte possesses 32 ha of vines, but because of recent replanting, only 23 ha are currently producing. The estate is certified organic and biodynamic and uses a minimum of sulfur in winemaking. (Continue reading here.)