Vin Jaune 2011

Appellation : Côtes du Jura
Vintage : 2011
Colour : Yellow
Plant variety : Savagnin
Terroir & soil : Blue and grey marls on the most exposed soils. Old vineyards with an average of 40 years old.
Harvesting : Manual. Maximal maturity, Severe controlled selection of berries.
Maturing : Vinification method like the traditional white wine, then maturing for 6 years and 3 months.
Nose : a firework of aromas mixing walnuts, dried fruits, spices. A persistant strong bouquet.
Tasting notes : immediately a strong, direct and complex taste, with dominant walnut and with fine tannings present.
Keeping potential : 30 years or more.
Food & wine harmony : Fish in sauce, Poultry with cream and morels, Comté,…
Capacity : 62 cl
Serving temperature : 18°
Alcohol by volume : 14%
Vin Jaune
Price per bottle : 34,00 €

Pneumatic press to avoid touching and damaging the berries. Vinification method like the traditional white wine, then maturing for 6 years and 3 months. It is the king of our wines. During maturing a layer of yeast appears on the surface then by a strange achelmy a bouquet of taste reminding fresh nuts of grilled almonds will emerge. This vinification will give a rich wine (13 to 14° of alcoohol), a weak production on A well exposed soil.

A mix of walnut, grilled almonds, curry, nutmeg, clove and pepper. 

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