Domaine L'Octavin 2019 Mus'catTabula Rasa
Alice Bouvot is the proud proprietor of 5 hectares of vines in the Arbois region of the Jura. Alice started her domaine in 2005 with just 2 hectares and over the years have bought small plots and slowly increased their production. L’Octavin is now Demeter biodynamic certified and she works to convey this message to the fullest. Wild grasses, weeds, insects, and animals all have a place in their vines creating a true ecosystem that gives a deeper meaning to each glass of her wine.
A blend of Muscat d’Alexandrie and Muscat Blanc à Petit Grains hand-harvested from 50 year-old vines grown in clay and limestone soils. The grapes undergo whole-cluster 15-day maceration in tanks with spontaneous fermentation otherwise (ambient yeasts, no temp. control). The wine is aged ~12-18months before bottled unfined, unfiltered, with no additional SO2.