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Chardonnay Corvees Sous Curon Domaine de la Tournelle 2016

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One Line Description Corvees sous Couron is absolutly delightful, well balanced white wine - the complex nose reveals itself through white flowers fragrances, honey aromas and a hint of grilled almonds.
Production Method Natural, Organic, Biodynamic
Country France French
Region Jura, France
Producer Domaine de la Tournelle
Vintage 2016
Wine Type Dry White Wine
Wine Style Full bodied
Grape Blend 100% Chardonnay
Alcohol 13% abv
Terroir gravel and early Jurassic limestone gravel rich clay soils
Total Sulphur Level Below 50 mg/l
Maturation 18-24 months in old oak barrels
Annual Production 0 - 5,000 bottles
Ageing Potential 10-15 years
Production Detail Biodynamic
Natural Features Low Sulphite (Sulphur), Vegan


Chardonnay Corvees Sous Curon Domaine de la Tournelle biodynamic wine, Jura wine made from 100% Chardonnay, Barrel fermented, little or no sulphur, full bodied and with a taste of liquid gold! Corvees sous Couron's complex nose reveals itself through white flowers, honey aromas and a hint of grilled almonds. The mouth is thick and round with a great richness of texture and depth of flavour. The finish is long and opulent. Of the two Chardonnays from the domaine, Corvees is the fuller being on limestone, gravel and clay soils and vinified and matured for up to 2 years in barrels. Simply georgeous wine.

Evelyne and Pascal Clairet own 7 hectares in the region around Arbois, the famous wine growing capital of the Jura. They farm biodynamically and follow Maria Thun's calender in all their operations. They use no sulphur at bottling, but sometimes add 2 or 3 grams per litre earlier in the wine making. Unlike many Jura producers, they are looking to avoid oxygen in most of their wines to keep the freshness of the fruit. Their wines are a combination of golden Chardonnay fruit and Jura minerals. They are linear and precise and have the most incredible texture of any Chardonnay we have tasted. Top Burgundy wines sell for incredible prices but in terms of quality, complexity and sheer pleasure in drinking, I have not come across many Chardonnay that rival the wines of Domaine de la Tournelle. Their Savagnin is also of outstanding quality, and they make some fascinating and unique reds.


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    Unique and funky wine. Reminds me of an almond and honey dessert.

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