Chignin Bergeron Fleur de Roussanne Savoie Jean Perrier et Fils
Chignin Bergeron Fleur de Roussanne Savoie Jean Perrier et Fils - Buttery notes on the nose, with flavours of creamed peaches and dried pears, accented by wax and bitter almond hints on the finish.
Savoie may be one of France’s smaller and lesser-known regions, but it is big on personality. Jean Perrier et Fils knowledge of the region runs deep, they started growing grapes in 1853. In a pioneering move for the region, Jean Victor Perrier was the first in Savoie to bottle his own wine in 1947.
Today, Jean Perrier is operated by brothers Philippe, Christophe and Gilles, who took over in the 1980s from their father, Gilbert Perrier. The Perrier brothers farm their vineyards organically, even though they aren’t certified, and harvest by hand.
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