Jean-Baptiste Adam

Pinot Blanc “les Natures” – 2020

Region: FRANCE - ALSACE

Jean-Baptiste Adam

In May 2014, Jean-Baptiste Adam and his family celebrated the 400th anniversary of their family being grape growers and winemakers in Ammerschwihr, Alsace, France. Jean-Baptiste’s daughter, Laure, is the 15th generation to participate in the family wine business. Through the centuries family members have been leaders in their community. Now, Jean-Baptiste can count himself among the leaders of biodynamic farming in Alsace. Jean-Baptiste Adam produces wines of elegance, balance, minerality and longevity.

The Wine

Vineyard Profile

Estate vineyards in Ammerschwihr.

  • Altitude: 200 meters
  • Soils: Granite
  • Vine Training System: Double Guyot
  • Exposure: Southeast
  • Vines Planted: 1975 – 2010
Harvest Notes
  • Hand harvested
  • Pneumatic pressing before settling
  • Fermented in century-old wooden casks at controlled temperature of 20º C using only indigenous yeasts for approximately 5 months
  • Aged in casks 8 – 12 months
  • Bottle aged 12 months
Winemaker's Notes

Produced in perfect harmony with the soil, the earth, the air and the vines, “les Natures” organic wines are fully dedicated to the expression of grape variety. This Pinot Blanc reveals personality
and finesse. Fresh and fruit forward, elegant with delicate acidity, this wine is dry and well balanced.

Pair with white meat, seafood and appetizers.

Wine Summary

100% Pinot Blanc; alcohol: 13%; granite soils; vines planted 1975 – 2010; hand harvested with gentle pressing; only indigenous yeast fermentation in century-old wood casks for 5 months at 20ºC; aged 8 – 10 months in casks; bottle aged 12 months; certified Organic and Biodynamic.

Technical Information
  • 100% Pinot Blanc
  • Alcohol: 13%
  • Total Acidity: 3.20 g/l
  • Residual Sugar: 3.88 g/l
  • Certified Organic and Biodynamic

General Info

Country France
Region ALSACE
Appellation(s) AOP ALSACE – AOP CREMANT D’ALSACE- AOP ALSACE GRAND CRU -AOP VENDANDES TARDIVES- AOP SELECTION DE GRAINS NOBLES
Proprietors JEAN-BAPTISTE ADAM
Founded 1614
Winemaker JEAN-BAPTISTE ADAM
Annual Production 600 000 to 800 000 BOTTLES
Farming (Sustainable, organic, biodynamic) ORGANIC AND BIODYNAMIC CERTIFIED ORAGNIC AND DEMETER