Anne & Jean-François Ganevat


Domaine Ganevat, Jura

Jean-François Ganevat's family has been in the wine industry for centuries, making him the 14th generation of Ganevat-winemakers. He took over his family's estate in 1998, converting the whole domaine to biodynamic farming. He is famous for re-discovering techniques and grape varieties from the past to create exciting and modern wines.

Location

Jura

Appellations

Côtes du Jura, Vin de France

Size

13 hectares

Soils

Marl, Clay, Limestone, Schist, Granite

Varieties cultivated

Chardonnay, Savagnin, Pinot Noir, Trousseau, Ploussard

Yields/Annual production

65,000 to 70,000 bottles

Farming/Winemaking

De-stemmed by hand and each cluster carefully trimmed with scissors. Completely eliminated the use of sulfur, only uses indigenous yeasts for fermentation, unfined and unfiltered wines

Certification

Demeter (2016)

Credit picture: wine is terroir