Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Caveau de BACCHUS/Lucien AVIET & Fils (Montigny-par-Arbois, Jura)

Here’s a new discovery for me, and if these wines are typical of the estate, one that has moved immediately into my top tier of Jura producers. Lucien Aviet and his son Vincent work inlutte raisonnée (organic except where no other means of protection of the vines works). Their bottles are done in a beautiful calligraphic script that recalls hand-labelled bottles of long past. (Continue reading here.)