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JONGIEUX

Private château in the Alps

Discover a little-known wine region by staying in the magnificent Château de la Mar in Savoy and learn more about the history of the region and the production of its wines....

Jongieux

B&B in Savoie

Arlette and Patrice await you in one of their 3 guest rooms in the heart of the Savoyard vineyard. Their production from the highness, jacquère and mondeuse, traditional grape varieties, will...

Savoie vineyards, a place to rediscover

Attached to France in 1860 just before the phylloxera period, the Savoyard vineyard extends over 4 departments: Savoie, Haute Savoie, Ain and Isère on a large enough surface area to have many differences in terroir and styles of wines produced.


2100 ha   3 AOC 20 Dénominations Géographiques

Environment 
Vineyards on gentle slopes or more dull, at the foot of mountains, rivers... The vineyards of Savoie are located in exceptional landscapes.

Terroirs 
The Savoyard vineyard is almost exclusively located on stony soils resulting from erosion. Some plots are planted on shale soils, as in Cevins. The terroir of the Abymes and Apremont wines, south of Chambéry, was recently planted from the 14th century. Appellattions are AOP Savoie the main one, AOP Roussette de Savoie and AOP Seyssel the most exclusive.

Production
16 million bottles are produced each year in this not negligible vineyard exported 5% abroad but consumed mostly locally. Wines from 25 grape varieties giving this vineyard a unique diversity.

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Gastronomy
Of course fondues, raclettes, tartiflette, croziflette and other mountain specialties will not be unknown to you! The Savoie is mainly cheeses of exceptional quality with raw milk such as the Reblochon also having its AOP, emmenthal... but it is also less known specialties like diots, farçon or berthoud...

Briefly
You love the mountain and its steep landscapes and you love wines, do not confine yourself to the wines we use to make our most famous gastronomic specialties, discover a panel of exceptional wines, various, on the 3 colors and the sparkling and leave for a new gustatory journey.

Contact-us to plan your next wine journey in the vineyards of Savoie!

 

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