2020 Domaine Giachino Primitif Jacquere

Savoie, France

An incredible wine - at less than 10% alcohol, full-flavoured and zippy this Jacquere from Domaine Giachino is pure refreshment.



About the Wine

Little known Savoyard white variety Jacquere makes up this low alcohol, alpine thirst-quencher. We’d almost call this a breakfast wine at only around 10% abv! Picked early and by hand, again this is all about youthful freshness. Natural yeasts, lees stirring and stainless steel.

Domaine Giachino began conversion to organic and biodynamic farming back in 2006 - the thinking being that by being closer to the natural cycles of the vineyard he could in turn produce more delicate and sensitive wines.

Crunchy, floral, classy and refreshing, this is a really gorgeous wine.

About Domaine Giachino

Located in the stunning and remarkable high-altitude Savoie region in Eastern France, Domaine Giachino is helmed by winemaker Frederic Giachino. Coming from a long line of agriculturalists Frederic took charge of the family’s small vineyard holding in 1988.

Since then he has expanded the area under vine, planted it to a host of existing Savoyard varieties (most of them you have probably never heard of!) and been producing wines since the late 1990s.

Frederic is now producing an energetic and precise suite of wines from this remarkable and otherworldly terroir that is rich with limestone and clay. An unbelievable place with wines to match!

The vines of Domaine Giachino in mountainous Savoie
The vines of Domaine Giachino in mountainous Savoie
Savoie, France
Additional Info

From the Importer

Grape - Jacquère

Terroir - marl and limestone

Grapes picked by hand early in the season are pressed slowly and gently using a pneumatic system. juice is settled in a cold setting. Malolactic fermentation occurs by natural yeasts with zero adds after spending 3 months on lees. producing a thirst quenching wine of only 9.2% ABV

Blend : Jacquere (100%)
ABV : 10%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2023
Bottle Size : 750ml

Winemaker Frederic Giachino
Winemaker Frederic Giachino
Savoie, France

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