2019 Croix & Courbet En Chemenot Arbois

Jura, France

Juicy, minerally Savagnin from a new natural winemaking star duo in France's Jura.




About The Wine

The wines from David Croix and Damien Courbet's first vintage are absolute showstoppers, and this fruity, and electric Savagnin is no exception.

Made in the "ouillé" style (as opposed to the oxidative, nutty Savagnins that also come out of the Jura), this drop is as fresh as it gets. Slow, whole-cluster pressing, wild yeast fermentation, and a mix of concrete and neutral oak all combine to make a superb expression of the grape in all of its minerally, citrus-driven glory!

All the grapes come from organically-farmed vineyards, with a small amount of sulphur added at fermentation and just prior to bottling.

About Croix & Courbet

Croix & Courbet is the exciting new collaboration between David Croix (the man behind the up-and-coming star of Burgundy's Cote de Beaune, Domaine des Croix) and Damien Courbet from the Jura's Domaine Courbet.

After first meeting at winemaking school in Dijon, the two hit it off and bonded over a shared love of minimal intervention, low-sulphur wines. They also share a love of the Jura's star grape, Savagnin, all of which they source from organic or biodynamically farmed vineyards.

2019 was the pair's first vintage, and with such stellar wines, there's hopefully plenty more to come.

Damien Courbet
Damien Courbet's family vineyards at Domaine Courbet.
Jura, France.
Additional Info

From The Producer

Northern exposure, blue and gray marl soils, at 350 meters altitude. Three-hour press cycle with whole clusters lightly crushed (depending on vintage), very light decanting, indigenous yeasts. Aged 90% in cement egg tank, 10% in older barrel. SO2: minimal addition at vinification, none added during élevage, slight adjustment at bottling.

Blend : Savagnin (100%)
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2024
Bottle Size : 750ml

David Croix (left) and Damien Courbet (right).
David Croix (left) and Damien Courbet (right).
Winemakers at Croix & Courbet.

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