Jean-Charles Abbatucci from Ajaccio was a hero of the French revolution and comrade in arms of another local hero, Napoleon Bonaparte. The Domaine is now run by Jean-Charles Abbatucci, a direct descendant of the General, who has now become a local hero of another kind-for providing the local populace with its most sought after libation. His wines are certified biodynamic, and he believes in following even the most far out biodynamic practices to the letter.
Abbatuci's wines are certified biodynamic. On his large estate south of Ajaccio he keeps a pristine poly-culture ecosystem in place, complete with herds of sheep foraging through his vines, groves of olive trees on ancient terraces, and large swaths of untouched forests.Named for a leading military figure under Napoleon Bonaparte’s Premier Empire, and then became a prominent consul under Napoleon III. The grapes are crushed by foot and macerate for 15 days then the wine is aged in old demi-muids.