A delicate Trousseau produced by one of the rising stars of the region, intensely fruity and of incredibly smooth texture. Perfect as an aperitif with charcuterie. More info
The Plein Sud cuvée comes from a blend of old Trousseau vines (planted in 1949) and some younger vines. Fermentation is conducted without pumping over or punching down, hence the wine's very clear colour and lack of extraction. The result is a highly indulgent, very fruity wine with superb substance, suppleness and great finesse.
Former head winemaker of Jean-Marc Morey in Chassagne-Montrachet, Jean-François Gavenat has become one of the most talented winemakers in the Jura since he took over his family domain in 1998. His vineyard spans 13 hectares and includes many different grape varieties. Gavenat has a natural and biodynamic approach (without certification) and produces some single vineyard wines (the domain boasts 50 different cuvées). The vines are relatively old and meticulously cared for. The yields are low and the vinifcations gentle. Some of the reds are matured in amphorae are of a very high quality ; Gavenat has recently got involved in negociant activity. This domain has played an important part in increasing the popularity of wines from the Jura. Production is small and the wines are prized by wine lovers all over.
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