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2018 Lulu Vigneron Chardonnay Sous le Cerisier

Jura, France

Marvellous Chardonnay from organic Jura favourite Lulu Vigneron. Pure, full bodied white with power and freshness.

$65.00

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About

About The Wine

Bavarian Ludwig ‘Lulu’ Bindernagel cut his winemaking teeth in white Burgundy’s glorious Chardonnay hinterland of Saint Aubin.

Unable to afford the premium prices of land there for his own estate, he ventured further east to the Jura. Shimmering, smart and golden from extended time in old oak, his Sous le Cerisier is textured and vibrant with ripe peach, yellow apple and a chalky citrus spine.

A marvellous full bodied white with power and freshness.

About Lulu Vigneron

Ludwig Bindernagel studied viticulture remotely while working as an architect in Paris, and fell in love with Burgundy. He had initially hoped to purchase land there, however due to financial constraints, he, along with partner Natalie Eigenschenck, found that the Jura was the better bet. This led to the purchase of Les Chais du Vieux Bourg (now Lulu Vigneron) in 2000. Their first vintage came shortly after in 2002.

The original vineyard is about 2.5 hectares in Arlay, in the centre of the Jura, and Ludwig has since expanded the estate to include vineyards in Poligny, l’Etoile and the legendary Château-Chalon. Their vineyards are all organic and they do not use any insecticides, chemical fertilisers or machinery. They are currently going through biodynamic conversion for all vineyards and hope to achieve certification by the 2019 vintage.

 

Winemaker Ludwig Bindernagel
Winemaker Ludwig Bindernagel
Jura, France
Additional Info

From the Producer

Ludwig Bindernagel has achieved organic certification across all his vineyard holdings with much in the process of biodynamic conversion.

The Chardonnay for Sous le Cerisier comes from two south-eastern plots in Poligny and Arlay, planted on soils of clay and limestone marls with a high concentration of fossilised oyster shells.

Fermented using indigenous yeasts and matured in old oak for just shy of two years. This is always kept topped up in barrel and not allowed to oxidise.

Blend : Chardonnay (100%)
ABV : 13.8%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2029
Bottle Size : 750ml

The stunning vineyards of Jura
The stunning vineyards of Jura
Jura, France
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