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Benedicte & Stephane Tissot

Benedicte & Stephane Tissot Cremant du Jura Extra Brut, France

Benedicte & Stephane Tissot Cremant du Jura Extra Brut, France

Alpine Elegance: Bénédicte et Stéphane Tissot's Crémant du Jura Extra Brut

Harmonizing with Nature: The Tissot Legacy

In the serene Jura region of France, a testament to the harmonious balance between winemaking and nature unfolds at Domaine Stéphane et Bénédicte Tissot. Since 1962, the Tissot family has been synonymous with innovation and excellence in the Jura wine landscape, a tradition carried forward with zeal by Stéphane and Bénédicte. Located in Arbois, near the Swiss border, this domaine is a beacon of biodynamic practices, having embraced the philosophy entirely since 2004. Their mission is simple yet profound: to let the unique Jura terroir express itself through their wines, a principle that guides every aspect of their winemaking process.

A Mosaic of Terroir and Talent

The Crémant du Jura Extra Brut by Bénédicte et Stéphane Tissot is a sparkling testament to the diversity and richness of the Jura terroir. This vibrant, bubbly is crafted from a blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Poulsard, and Trousseau grapes, each variety contributing its unique characteristics to create a symphony of flavors. The wine's journey from vine to bottle is marked by a commitment to biodynamic farming and low-intervention practices, ensuring a vegan product and a pure expression of its origins.

Product Details

  • Country: France
  • Region: Jura
  • Appellation: Crémant du Jura AOC
  • Grapes: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Poulsard, Trousseau
  • Vineyard/Cellar Practices: Biodynamically Grown, Low-Intervention/Natural Wine, Vegan
  • ABV: 12.5%

A Tapestry of Aromas and Flavors

This Crémant du Jura is a kaleidoscope of sensory delights, presenting a light, bright profile teeming with wild strawberries and alpine minerals. Its rich, deep gold color hints at the depth of experience awaiting the palate, with streams of fine bubbles accentuating its allure. A bouquet of yeast, orchard fruit, and citrus introduces a palate where flavors of almonds and flowers are supported by a lively, mineral-driven finish. This wine speaks of summer days and the lush, verdant landscapes of the Jura.

The Tissot Philosophy: Pure Expression of Terroir

Adherence to biodynamic principles underpins the Tissot philosophy, a commitment to purity and authenticity that forbids using herbicides, pesticides, artificial fertilizers, and unnecessary additives. This approach is not just about making wine; it's about creating a product that embodies its makers' love, passion, and emotion. As Stéphane Tissot says, a wine can convey the personalities and characters of those who made it, each decision in the winemaking process leaving its mark on the final product.

A Journey Through Jura

Bénédicte et Stéphane Tissot's Crémant du Jura Extra Brut is more than just a wine; it's an invitation to explore the unique and varied terroir of the Jura. Whether served as a sophisticated aperitif or paired with a meal, this bubbly is versatile, offering a larger-than-life experience with pronounced citrus and herbal flavors that beautifully complement its structure. It stands as a bold declaration of the Tissot family's dedication to quality, sustainability, and the expression of their beloved Jura region.

In Conclusion

The Crémant du Jura Extra Brut from Domaine Stéphane et Bénédicte Tissot is not merely a sparkling wine; it's a celebration of Jura, a reflection of a family's legacy, and a beacon of biodynamic winemaking. It embodies the passion and care that goes into each bottle, offering wine lovers a taste of the Jura's wild beauty and the meticulous craft of one of its most esteemed producers.

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