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Cotes du Jura Vin Jaune, Florent Rouve 2012

Jura, France

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Tasting Notes

This iconic Savagnin spent 6 years in barrique casks 'sous voile' and as a result has beautiful golden colour, intense aromas and flavours of nuts, saffron, nutmeg and ripe citrus fruit.

Food Matches

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

Wine Profile

Wine Type White Wine

Vintage 2012

Style Rich & Complex Whites

Country France

Region Jura

Grower Name Vins Rijckaert

Grape Variety Savagnin

ABV 15.50%

Closure Natural Cork

Bottle Size 62cl

Allergens Sulphites

Method Vegan

SKU RIJCKJAUNEFRCDJ12

Grower

Vins Rijckaert

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… Read More

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Region

Jura

Jura lies in eastern France, between Burgundy and the Swiss border. With a relatively cool climate, Jura produces wines both with a distinct regional character (such as Vin Jaune and Savagnin) and of a style similar to those produced in neighbouring Burgundy. Grapes planted are mostly Chardonnay, Savagnin, Poulsard, Pinot Noir and Trousseau. Read More

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Grape

Savagnin

Savagnin is a white grape variety mostly grown in the Jura, in eastern France where it is used in the production of Cotes du Jura and Vin Jaune. It is low-yielding and very late-ripening.Wines from the variety tend to display citrus and tropical fruit character, with a fresh acidity and slightly saline finish. Read More

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