2019 Domaine des Cavarodes Les Lumachelles Rouge
Etienne Thiebaud commenced making his own wine at Domaine des Cavarodes in the northern part of the Jura in 2007. He makes wines of amazing purity which reflect the terroir of Arbois.
He only has 4.5 hectares of vines (ranging in age from 15 to 115 years old) which he farms organically but produces many cuvées from these small holdings. The wines are made as naturally as possible with no additions whatsoever.
This wine was also made from grapes picked from the Lumachelles vineyard, just north of Arbois and just south of Cramans. Most vintages it is a straight Trousseau but in 2019 the small vintage meant that other red grapes were also added. It's an excellent example of a Jura red – light and delicate with elegance and very good structure.