Domaine Pecheur

Domaine Pêcheur was recommended by none other than Nicole Deriaux of Domaine de Montbourgeau, that master traditionalist of L'Etoile. It's easy to see why: like Nicole, Christian and Patricia Pêcheur focus on the traditionally style, sous-voile aged white wines that are the specialty of the Jura. Like Nicole, they also make a small amount of delicious red.

Starting with Christian's parents' single hectare purchased forty years ago, the couple have now built up to 8 hectares in the Côtes du Jura and a third of a hectare in Château-Chalon. Farming is according to organic principles (but not certified), and harvest is by hand. The wines are very clean, expressive examples of their place with a hallmark silkiness to be enjoyed across the range.