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2019 Les Vignes de Paradis Un p’tit coin de Paradis Chasselas

Savoie, France

Lo-fi biodynamic Chasselas. Zesty citrus is given an oxidative twist that adds a salty line of complexity. Different, in the best way.

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About

About The Wine

From 25 year old vines farmed, by hand, on the doorstep of Dominique Lucas' property.

Classically light and fresh, Chasselas is taken up a gear with the fruit displaying rich citrus notes and real pith and nerve. There is an additional salty, oxidative note from elevage in a combination of concrete eggs and neutral demi-muid barrels which adds great complexity.

A wine that defies expectations,

About Les Vignes de Paradis

5th generation winemaker Dominique Lucas has found his vinous home in Savoie on the border with Switzerland. He bought Les Vignes de Paradis in 2008 and has farmed the estate biodynamically since. The hero variety is Chasselas but he plays with plenty of other varieties too.

Dominique vinifies his grapes in an array of different amphorae, barrels, and concrete eggs, without following any specific path, rather trusting his intuition and intent.

The lo-fi line up at this estate reads like a who's who of Chasselas so if you're interested to see just how diverse this underrated variety can be, start here.

Dominique Lucas of Les Vignes de Paradis
Dominique Lucas of Les Vignes de Paradis
Savoie, France
Additional Info

From The Importer

P’tit Coin de Paradis comes from a small parcel of 25-year-old Chasselas vines planted lower on the slope closer to Dominique’s house. The wine is vinified using only native yeasts and is raised in a combination of concrete eggs and neutral demi-muid barrels that are giving slight oxidative notes.

Blend : Chasselas (100%)
ABV : 11.5%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2029
Bottle Size : 750ml

The glorious Alpine landscape of Les Vignes de Paradis
The glorious Alpine landscape of Les Vignes de Paradis
Savoie, France
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