Argile from Domaine des Ardoisières has an aromatic expression of red berries, with a mineral background reminiscent of stones. Crunchy attack with pomegranate and currant flavors, then mineral and peppery, with a dry finish.
Jura / Savoie
Jura and Savoie regions are two small wine regions in the far east of France, in the mountains bordering Switzerland. Most of the productions in both regions is white, with a growing trends towards red wine based on local grapes like Mondeuse, Trousseau, Poulsard, and Persan. Jura is renowned for its production of Vin Jaune.
Cool to moderate mountain climate
Domaine des Ardoisières
The soils at the foot of the Bauges massif in the Alps are of clay-limestone type bringing to the vine quantity of nutrients very beneficial to the quality of the grapes. We distinguish two types of soils. On one hand, rich and deep soils based on limestone, sandy-silt, and red clay. On the other hand, poor and shallow soils, stony, based on schist and mica schist with sandy-clay, where the vine roots reach deep down into the rock to draw water and nutrients.