Jerome Jouret La Chasse aux Papillons

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Winemaker: Jérôme Jouret

Appellation: southern Ardeche, Rhône, France

Grape Varieties: Sauvignon Blanc

Vinification Method: The vineyards are plowed by hand and have never seen chemicals. Yields are very low and the grapes are hand-harvested at maximum ripeness, where they go into 7-year-old 225-liter barrels for fermentation. It is aged in barrel for 18-20 months before bottling with zero added sulfur.

Domaine Jérôme Jouret is a small family winery located on twelve hectares in the southern Ardeche. The organic ancient vines are planted on the steep and stony slopes of the Vallée de I’Ibie. Winemaker Jérôme Jouret left the local co-op in ’06 and has only made a few vintages since setting out on his own, however, the results so far have been stunning. The cooler climate of the region combined with a high elevation means that the fruit has longer hang time on the vines, this helps create wine with pronounced aromatics and fresh flavors.