Jura Arbois: Vin de Paille Domaine Jean-Louis Tissot 2012

A glorious sweet wine that is produced by drying grapes over the winter on a bed of straw ('paille') in a loft. Subsequent pressing of the de-hydrated, honeyed grapes elicits flavours of candied fruits, caramel and orange. Serve chilled.
Half Bottle
Half Bottle (Case)
Tasting Notes
Grapes must be dried for a minimum of 6 weeks on a bed of straw to naturally concentrate the juices. The fermented wine is aged for 3 years in barrel prior to release.
About this wine
Style White Wine, Moelleux, Medium-bodied, Non Sparkling
Wine Region Jura
Grape Variety (Cépage) Chardonnay, Poulsard, Savagnin
Vintage 2012
Cellarage Drink now.
Vinification Loft-dried grapes are wintered in the lofts prior to a slow fermentation in February and a further 3 years' elevage in barrel.
(50% Chardonnay, 25% Savagnin and 25% Poulsard).
Alcohol By Volume (%) 14.5

Domaine Jean-Louis Tissot

Founded in 1969 after the marriage of Jean-Louis and Françoise Tissot, both from winemaking families, this 16 hectare estate is now ably run on lutte raisonnée principles by their children Valerie and Jean-Christophe. The domaine is situated in the picturesque hill village of Montigny-les-Arsures in the heart of AOC Arbois and they produce the full gamut of Jura wines and spirits.


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