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Domaine de la Taille aux Loups: Wines

The obsession exhibited by Jacky and now Jean-Philippe Blot in the vineyard continues into the cellar with the vinification; Jacky never shied away from appropriate research into the use of oak, particularly using barrels made from various sources, different forests and different coopers. As a result of his work for many years almost all of the wines at La Taille aux Loups have been fermented in wood, either in barrique, demi-muid or even large foudres. No doubt Jean-Philippe will continue with this philosophy.

Domaine de la Taille aux Loups

Jacky always said that oak was one of the ideal materials for fermentation vessels, but he never actively sought oak as a quality within the wines. For this reason the domaine relies strongly on older oak barrels for fermentation and élevage.

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