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Low Sulphite Vegan
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Mondeuse Giachino 2017

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One Line Description Lovely, lovely wine, we English should be drinking more Mondeuse, it is easy to say as well, buy some now and drink with a plate of Speck!
Production Method Natural, Organic, Biodynamic
Country France French
Region Savoie, France
Producer Domaine Giachino
Vintage 2017
Wine Type Dry White Wine
Wine Style Medium bodied
Grape Blend 100% Mondeuse
Alcohol 13%
Terroir Moraine, clay and limestone
Total Sulphur Level 24 mg/l
Annual Production 0 - 5,000 bottles
Ageing Potential Very good, 8-10 years
Natural Features Low Sulphite (Sulphur), Vegan, Unfined, Unfiltered


This is a lovely and fresh example of Mondeuse, one of the more recognisable grapes from the area, readily available in any good ski resort. It is always pretty acceptable stuff but at this quality level, it is simply lovely wine. Next to a fruity wine, its hardy, carthorse like flavours seem quite rustic but they go very well with a really good Pizza or some herby mountain Sausage or anything fatty and hearty where the varieties natural acidity cuts through. This new vintage is lovely and fresh and will age very well.

Domaine Giachino was created in 1998 when Frédéric took over the 1,5 hectares family estate from his grandfather Marius Genton. Later joined by his brother David, they progressively enlarged the estate to 9 hectares and enriched their vineyards with new grape varieties particular to their area of the Savoie. Their values and philosophy made a switch to natural and organic methods inevitable and this they did in 2006. The vineyards of Domaine Giachino are in Savoie, not far from Chambéry, on the hillsides of Mont Granier. The soils are moraine, clay and limestone; a specific geology to the area and source of the uniqueness of their delicious organic wines.

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