Domaine Tissot

Domaine Tissot

The lower slopes of the Jura mountains are among the most beautiful parts of viticultural France. They form the eastern flank of the Saone valley, mirroring the Côte d’Or across the way. It is a shame that their wines are much less well known.

Two main white grapes are used, Savagnin and Chardonnay, to make different styles of wine. The barrels of Savagnin are not topped up, so they become lightly and deliberately oxidised, though the wine is saved from spoilage by the formation of a film of yeast known as ‘flor’ on top of the wine, as also happens with fino sherry. Unusual but exciting wine.

The Chardonnay barrels are kept topped up, but even so the wines tend to offer a hint of the same nutty character on top of the more classic outline of the Chardonnay grape.

Stéphane Tissot is a leading grower in the wine appellation of Arbois, where he farms his vineyards biodynamically and is rare in offering single vineyard bottlings such as Les Bruyères.

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2012 Arbois Vin Jaune, La Vasée, Domaine Tissot, Jura
White
2012
Ready, but will improve
Medium Bodied
Dry
16.0% Alcohol
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2016 Arbois Savagnin en Amphore, Domaine Tissot, Jura
White
2016
Ready, but will keep
Medium Bodied
Dry
13.0% Alcohol
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2017 Arbois Savagnin en Amphore, Domaine Tissot, Jura
White
2017
Ready, but will keep
Medium Bodied
Dry
13.0% Alcohol
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2017 Côtes du Jura, Pinot Noir, En Barberon, Bénédicte & Stéphane Tissot, Jura
Red
2017
Ready, but will keep
Medium Bodied
Dry
12.0% Alcohol
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2018 Arbois DD, Domaine Tissot, Jura
Red
2018
Ready, but will keep
Medium Bodied
Dry
13.0% Alcohol
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