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Vins Rijckaert

Jean Rijckaert started his career in Burgundy, founding the Verget negociant with the famous winemaker Jean-Marie Guffens. His passion for the Chardonnay grape drove him to purchase his first vines in Vire-Clesse in 1998 and then to add vineyards in Jura to his domain soon afterwards. Indeed, he can lay claim to being the first winemaker to vinify wines in both the Maconnais and Jura. Today, the estate is owned and run by Jean’s protegé, Florent Rouve, who took over when Jean retired in 2013. Florent continues to work with great respect for Jean’s methods; restricted yields, manual harvests, slow & moderate pressing, only indigenous yeasts and long-ageing. Everything is done with as little intervention as possible and with a greater focus on sustainability; barrels are steam cleaned to limit water consumption, and soils are ploughed or grassed in order to prevent erosion and promote rooting, soil aeration and biodiversity. While remaining true to Jean Rijckaert’s original philosophy, Florent has gradually evolved a style of his own, producing serious wines with great freshness and precision that highlight each grape variety and their terroir.

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Some of the wines below....

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Arbois Savagnin, Vins Rijckaert, Jura, France 2019

Jura, France

Tasting Notes

The Arbois Savagnin is an amazing association between roundness and…

Food Matches

Roast Chicken, Smoked Cold Cuts & Grilled Asparagus

White

Rich & Complex Whites

75cl

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RIJCKRENDEZVCH20

Vire-Clesse 'Rendez-Vous de Septembre' Vins Rijckaert, Macon, Burgundy, France 2020

Burgundy, France

Tasting Notes

The aromas are intense, a mix of juicy pear, peach and flowers,…

Food Matches

Goats Cheese, Fish And Chips & Chicken Salads

White

Rich & Complex Whites

75cl

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RIJCKLESSARRCH20

Cotes du Jura Les Sarres Chardonnay, Vins Rijckaert, Jura, France 2020

Jura, France

Tasting Notes

This wine is the best way to explain what is a Chardonnay in the Jura….…

Food Matches

Grilled Salmon, Poultry & Roast Pork

White

Rich & Complex Whites

75cl

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Bien Eleve Vieilles Vignes Aligote, Vins Rijckaert, Burgundy, France 2020

Burgundy, France

Tasting Notes

Bright and fresh on the nose with intense notes of fresh apple and citrus…

White

Rich & Complex Whites

75cl

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RIJCKRENDEZVCH19

Vire-Clesse 'Rendez-Vous de Septembre' Vins Rijckaert, Macon, Burgundy, France 2019

Burgundy, France

Tasting Notes

The aromas are intense, a mix of juicy pear, peach and flowers,…

Food Matches

Goats Cheese, Fish And Chips & Chicken Salads

White

Rich & Complex Whites

75cl

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rijckjaun

Cotes du Jura Vin Jaune, Florent Rouve 2012

Jura, France

Tasting Notes

This iconic Savagnin spent 6 years in barrique casks 'sous voile' and as a…

Food Matches

Monkfish curry, Chicken with morel sauce & Mature cheese - Comté

White

Rich & Complex Whites

62cl

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arbois

Arbois Savagnin, Vins Rijckaert, Jura, France 2018

Jura, France

Tasting Notes

The Arbois Savagnin is an amazing association between roundness and…

Food Matches

Roast Chicken, Smoked Cold Cuts & Grilled Asparagus

White

Rich & Complex Whites

75cl

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