Domaine Des Ardoisieres
is a Savoyard domaine created in 1990.
Brice Omont, a meticulous winemaker, has been running the winery since 2010, even if his presence there dates back to 2003. His great determination and his stylistic decision are easily seen in every wine he makes. The place is Villard, Frèterive, in Haute Savoy between the schist of Cevins and the hills of St. Pierre de Soucy.
metamorphic mica-schist rock, schist and sand on the steep slopes of the Cevins’ hills.
Altesse, Chardonnay, Gamay, Jacquere, Malvoise, Mondeuse Blanche, Mondeuse Noir, Persan.
Tarentaise Valley, the hills of Cevins and St. Pierre de Soucey, Isére River.
- IGP Vin des Allobroges
the main concern of the domaine is to pass the characteristics of every piece of land in the grape and in the wine. Wine fully reflects its terroir.
refined and selected wines. Deep wines that touch the chords of the human soul
- Altesse: precious grapes, crispy acidity, relatively high alcohol level
- Chardonnay: crispy acidity. Mineral, refined
- Gamay: pretty red fruits, vibrant acidity
- Jacquere: hawthorn, mineral, mountain freshness, acidity balanced by the fruit
- Malvoise (Velteliner): honey and spices
- Mondeuse Blanche: herbaceous, very fresh
- Mondeuse Noire: structure, a reader of the terroir
- Persan: prone to reduction, hints of berries, structure and acidity
Generous and precious is the grape that grows in the terroir
Vin des Allobroges Blanc "ARGILE BLANC" 2018Vintage 2018
40% Jacquere - 40% Chardonnay - 20% Mondeuse Blanche
Exposure of the vineyards
West - facing hills schistose marl, hard black shale clay
Immediate and universal. Fine and spicy, crispy fruit notes and hawthorn fragrance. A delicious white wine with real alpine freshness and minerality. It might be a Chablis, but it is an Argile Blanc.
Vin des Allobroges "Argille Rouge" 2017Vintage 2017
65% Gamay - 25% Mondeuse Noir - 10% Persan
West-south facing hills: Schistose marl, clay-limestone pebbles., clay soil
Ready to drink and slightly rustic. Crispy red fruit flavours, earth nuances and real mountain freshness. A wine with an agile structure and a vibrant acidity balanced by fruits and a perfect executive precision.
Vin des Alloboges Blanc "SCHISTE" 2018Vintage 2018
40% Jacquere - 30% Roussane - 20% Mondeuse Blanche
South-facing south / east terraces - pendence 60% - Schist, schistose mica, silt soil
Delicate floral aroma, green tea, hawthorn, cedar, fossil fish, nitrogen. The wine is harmonious with a pleasant acidity ,balanced by fruit, expressing lovely freshness. On the palate rocky notes give cleanliness. And images of alpine meadows become real.
Perfect harmony between aroma and taste.
Vin des Alloboges Rouge "Amethyste" 2017Vintage 2017
60% Persan 40% Mondeuse Noir
Schist, schistose mica, silt soil
A dynamic, agile and fresh wine with notes of small red fruits and black pepper hints.
Beatiful structure supported by very delicate tannins.
The acidity is vibrant where the fruit is crisp. Spicy, brackish scents in the end.
Vin des Alloboges Blanc "QUARTZ" 2018Vintage 2018
Schist, schistose mica, silt
Creamy smoking flavour. Mineral aromatic characters. The passage in wood is finely outlined. Elegant and complex. Of considerable depth, it is a wine that creates emotions and defines the memory. Try it and feel live.