Claude Buchot is an organic producer in the Jura region of France. He planted vines from 1975 and makes wine under the Côtes du Jura AOC.

Owner: Claude Buchot (06.83.06.81.55). Has a daughter.

Estate vineyards: 19ha of land, of which 5.5ha are vines and (at least part of) the rest are organic cereal crops (ie blé).

Organic certification: 1998 First vintage with full organic certification.

Biodynamics: Claude Buchot told me (by ‘phone 21 July 2007) he started using Biodynamic practices in 2005, having attended course days with Pierre Masson. Claude said he was ‘working mainly with plant-based teas made from yarrow, chamomile and stinging nettle.’

Wines

Côtes du Jura Blanc AOC: 2000 70% Chardonnay, 30% Savagnin, 5,800 bottles (Guide Hachette des Vins 2004, p.683).

Contact

Claude Buchot (EARL des Vignes de Bry)

49 Grand’Rue, F-39190 Maynal (Jura), France

Tel+33 (0)3.84.85.94.27