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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 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 Rijckaert

Grape Variety Savagnin

ABV 15.50%

Closure Natural Cork

Bottle Size 62cl

Allergens Sulphites

Method Vegan




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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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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