Arbois Pupillin Melon a Queue 2016

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Super unique white wine from an old native Jura grape variety, melon à queue rouge, from the Chardonnay family. Very aromatic with a round mouthfeel and fruity notes. Elegant with a saline finish. Not to be missed!

 

Tropical notes such as pineapple, pear, and peaches.

ABV:

  • 12.5%

Vintage:

  • 2016

Type:

  • White

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Pairings

Sushi, Roasted Chicken, Cheese Plate

natural wine varietal

Varietal

Melon à Queue Rouge

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Adventure Level

Middle of the Road

Region

Jura, France

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The Producer

About Domaine de la Pinte

Nestled amidst the breathtaking terroirs of Arbois and Pupillin, our Estate sprawls across 34 hectares of vineyards, graced by the distinctive blue marls of the lias. Perched at an altitude of 400 meters, our vines thrive in this unique microclimate. Within our holdings, we cultivate a diverse array of varietals, including 17 hectares of Savagnin, 6 hectares of Chardonnay, 7 hectares of Poulsard, and 4 hectares each of Trousseau and Pinot Noir. As stewards of the land, we oversee every facet of winemaking, from nurturing the vines to crafting the final bottled expression. Since 1999, we've embraced organic viticulture, and in 2009, we embarked on a journey towards biodynamic practices. Our commitment to sustainability is unwavering, reflecting our deep reverence for the land.

About the Region

Jura, France

The Jura region, nestled in eastern France near the Swiss border, produces natural wines that reflect the area's rich winemaking history and unique terroir. With vineyards planted on steep slopes and limestone-rich soils, the Jura benefits from a continental climate tempered by the nearby mountains. Here, winemakers embrace traditional and sustainable practices, cultivating grapes with minimal intervention to allow for the purest expression of the land. Indigenous grape varieties such as Savagnin, Trousseau, and Poulsard thrive in this diverse landscape, yielding wines of exceptional complexity and character. From oxidative and nutty Vin Jaune to vibrant and aromatic Crémant du Jura, the region's natural wines showcase a diverse range of styles and flavors, inviting drinkers to explore the distinctive charm of the Jura with each sip.

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