Pure lifted and bright, with plenty of classic slightly dusty granitic pinot flavors,
Arthur Fourneau and his good friend, Pierre Prost, produce benchmark Chiroubles from top quality vineyards, planted on poor, sandy, granite slopes, situated on what is arguably this cru's finest terroir. Arthur's great grandfather, Auguste Faye, a wine merchant from Macon, bought Javernand in 1917, after visiting and falling in love with the Château and the surrounding property. Arthur, the fifth generation, and Pierre were both sons of winemakers who met in engineering school in Lyon. They became fast friends and Pierre wound up marrying Arthur’s cousin, Mathilde, and joined the estate in 2011.