Domain: Antoine Arena
Our allocation of the week is taking you to the north of Corsica, where the star of the Patrimonio appellation, domain Antoine Arena cultivates its vines biodynamically on excellent terroirs and vinifies its wines as naturally as possible. Introducing one of the finest ambassadors for great Corsican wines, whose cellaring wines are at once full of finesse and character.
A flagship producer of Corsican wines, the charismatic Antoine Arena produces wines of increadible precision. He has managed the domain since 1980 (having started out with 3 hectares) and his children Jean-Baptiste and Antoine-Marie joined him in 2004. The domain now spans 11 hectares, with Nieullucciu, Vermentino, Bianco Gentile and Muscat à Petits Grains for the sweet wines. The domain is certified organic and is farmed according to biodynamic methods.