About The Wine
Intriguing and delicious, if you can snatch up a few of the bottles that come to Australia.
Tissot's Cremant du Jura is a powerful sparkling wine, mostly made from Chardonnay and Pinot, whose second fermentation is caused by the addition of their sweet Vin de Paille rather than sugar and yeast. This results in a long, long second ferment, developing layers of flavour.
There is no dosage at disgorgement as there is plenty of in-built richness. It's a bit nutty, a bit honeyed, a bit crunchy and a lot tasty.
About Benedicte & Stephane Tissot
Andrew Jefford once described Stéphane as a, "human firework", which sums up his irrepressible energy and tenacity perfectly. Stéphane, along with his wife Benedicte are two of the most exacting and impassioned producers in the Jura today.
Their range spans the full gamut of the region: from delicious, toasty Cremant to laser-focused styles of Chardonnay and Savagnin; through his electric examples of Pinot Noir, Poulsard and Trousseau to their iconic oxidative Vin Jaune wines aged under flor. These wines have loudly proclaimed the quality and unique character of the Jura for many years. They are farmed biodynamically (Demeter certified), made in tiny and precise batches, and speak of each unique terroir under the Tissot banner in a unique voice.
The wines of Tissot sit at the very pinnacle of the region. They are natural, they are living, they are wines of unwavering integrity and singular character. They offer a transcendent drinking experience that you won't find anywhere else.