Producer wine
Julien Altaber

COUNTRY :
France

REGION :
Burgundy

PRODUCTION :

CUVÉES
Wine

“Metisse”

Region: Beaujolais
Grape: Gamay
Vineyard: negociant grapes from Julien’s friend Patrick Besson
Soil: pink granite
Winemaking: two thirds of the grapes (older vines) partially destemmed, macerated for ten days. one third direct press (younger vines)
Aging: in fiberglass
Fining: none
Filtration: none
Added S02: minimal

Wine

“Skinbull”

Region: Pommard
Grape: Aligoté
Vineyard: negociant fruit
Soil: clay, limestone
Winemaking: half de-stemmed, half whole bunches, 10 days maceration
Aging: in bottle, pet nat
Fining: none
Filtration: none
Added S02: minimal

Wine

“Po a Po”

Region: Burgundy
Grape: Aligoté
Vineyard: negociant fruit
Soil: clay, limestone
Winemaking: 9 day maceration in stainless steel tank
Fining: none
Filtration: none
Added S02: minimal

Wine

“Ma Ma Mia”

Region: Burgundy
Grape: Pinot Gris
Vineyard: negociant fruit
Soil: clay, limestone
Age of Vines: 15-30 years years
Winemaking: half de-stemmed, 12 days maceration in fiberglass vats
Aging: in barrel
Fining: none
Filtration: none
Added S02: minimal

Wine

“La Fleur au Verre” Rouge

Region: Côte Chalonnaise
Grape: Pinot Noir
Vineyard: negociant fruit
Soil: sand, flinty clay
Age of Vines: 30 years
Winemaking: late picked pinot noir pressed with white wine already in fermentation in vats, short fermentation finishing in barrel.
Fining: none
Filtration: none
Added S02: minimal

Wine

“La Fleur au Verre” Blanc

Region: Montbellet
Grape: Chardonnay
Vineyard: negociant fruit
Soil: clay, limestone
Age of Vines: 20 years
Winemaking: partially destemmed with whole bunches on top, maceration 6-10 days before pressing.
Aging: in barrel 9 months
Fining: none
Filtration: none
Added S02: minimal

Wine

“Foufou’nette”

Region: Burgundy
Grape: Aligoté
Soil: clay, limestone
Winemaking: a large “tea bag” of apricots is added to the skin-macerated aligoté during fermentation.
Aging: in bottle, pet-nat
Fining: none
Filtration: none
Added S02: minimal

Wine

“En Chapon”

Region: Montbellet
Grape: Chardonnay
Vineyard: negociant fruit
Soil: clay, limestone
Age of Vines: 20 years
Winemaking: direct press into stainless
Aging: in barrel
Fining: none
Filtration: none
Added S02: minimal

Wine

“Ecume”

Region: Burgundy
Grape: 50% Aligoté, 50% Gamay
Soil: clay, limestone, granite
Age of Vines: 15-30 years
Winemaking: direct press into fiberglass
Aging: in bottle, method ancestrale
Fining: none
Filtration: none
Added S02: minimal

Wine

Côteaux Bourguignon

Region: Burgundy
Grape: 65% Gamay, 35% Pinot Noir
Vineyard: negociant fruit
Soil: clay, limestone
Winemaking: partially destemmed, whole bunches on top, maceration 10-15 days before press.
Aging: in barrel 9 months
Fining: none
Filtration: none
Added S02: minimal

Wine

Aligoté

Region: Puligny-Montrachet
Grape: Aligoté
Vineyard: purchased plot
Soil: loamy clay
Average Age of Vines: 60 years
Winemaking: direct press, 24-36 hours in vat
Aging: in barrel 6-10 months
Fining: none
Filtration: none
Added S02: minimal

Wine

“Secret de Cave”

Region: Mâcon-Bray
Grape: Chardonnay
Vineyard: grapes purchased from Sébastien Boissot at Domaine les Vignes Moutons
Soil: clay, limestone
Winemaking: direct press
Aging: sous voile in 350l demi-muid for 6 years, only one barrel made.
Fining: none
Filtration: none
Added S02: none

Wine

“Intuition Les Fas”

Region: Pommard
Grape: Aligoté
Vineyard: Aligoté parcel “Les Fas” at the top of Pommard in the clearing of a forest, northern exposure
Soil: clay, limestone
Average Age of Vines: 35 years
Winemaking: harvested in late October, over ripe fruit goes into 500l demi-muids.
Fining: none
Filtration: none
Added S02: none

Wine

“Intuition Foudre”

Region: Côte Chalonnaise
Grape: Chardonnay
Vineyard: grapes purchased from Damien Graissard
Soil: clay, limestone
Average Age of Vines: 50 years
Winemaking: direct press into foudre
Aging: 4 years in foudre
Fining: none
Filtration: none
Added S02: none

Wine

Bourgogne Blanc

Region: Côte Chalonnaise
Grape: Chardonnay
Vineyard: grapes purchased from Damien Graissard
Soil: clay, limestone
Average Age of Vines: 35 years
Winemaking: direct press into 228l barrique
Aging: in barrique
Fining: none
Filtration: none
Added S02: 1 gram

Wine

Bourgogne Rouge

Region: Côte Chalonnaise
Grape: Pinot Noir
Vineyard: grapes purchased from Damien Graissard
Soil: clay, limestone
Average Age of Vines: 35 years
Winemaking: partial whole-cluster, 15 day maceration
Aging: in 500l demi-muid and foudre
Fining: none
Filtration: none
Added S02: none