Domaine Curtet Altesse is a natural and biodynamic white wine made by Domaine Curtet in the AOC Savoie, in Savoy (France) with the Altesse variety.
Domaine Curtet is one of the few wineries in Savoy that practices minimal intervention. With 5 hectares of their own vineyards to the north of Lac du Bourge, after 15 years working as a biodynamic winegrower, Jacques Maillet retired to make way for the new generation with Marie and Florian Curtet. They might be young, but this couple have a perfect connection to the vineyards and are committed to the same ideas as Maillet.
Domaine Curtet Altesse comes from vineyards planted on two slopes overlooking the Rhone. These vines are planted in molasse soils, a marine origin sandstone that is rich in calcareous cement that gives the wine a special tension. They are cultivated organically, using biodynamic treatments and the harvest is carried out manually.
Domaine Curtet Altesse is made with minimal intervention and no additives. First the grapes are directly pressed and decanted very loosely the day after pressing. Fermentation then takes place spontaneously with native yeasts and the wine is left to age on lees. Throughout the whole process, only 1g / hl is added during bottling.
Domaine Curtet Altesse is a white wine that perfectly reflects the minerality of the terroir. An aromatic, fresh and vibrant wine that is perfect for those who like something a bit more acidic.