Jura / Savoie

Domaine du Pélican

Country

France

Region

Jura / Savoie

Sub-Region

Jura

Appelation

AOC Arbois

Vineyard Size

14 Hectares

Vineyard Age

+/- 35 years

Volume

60000 Bottles

Grape Variety

Chardonnay
Savagnin
Pinot Noir
Poulsard
Trousseau

Production

Biodynamic

Climate

Cool to moderate mountain climate

Wine Maker

Francois Duvivier and Guillaume d’Angerville

“Guillaume D’Angerville clearly adopted a Jurassic sensibility and is poised to do great things there.”

Soil Specificity

The soils in the Jura region are composed of Jurassic limestone, red and grey shale, clay and marl-stone. The Jurassic period was named after Jura because the region's limestone mountains are representative of the geological developments which occurred 145 million to 200 million years ago. As a result, two layers of shale, red and grey were covered with Bajocian limestone during the middle of this era.

History / Ethos

Domaine du Pelican, named after the bird of Arbois - A Pelican, is the Jurassic venture from famous winemaker in Volnay - Domaine Marquis d’Angerville. Over the last 10 years, Guillaume d’Angerville manage to purchase 3 plots of roughly 5 hectares, all of them being run biodynamically or being untouched by chemicals. Definitely welcomed by the locals, Guillaume d’Angerville makes wines in the Jura using his Burgundian techniques, yet applying them to the local terroirs and specificities.
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