Jura Savoie

Jura Savoie

Producing some of the more unusual wines found in France, the Jura Savoie wine region. Jura is home to some rather particular styles of wine, including the sherry-like Vin Jaune – matured under a layer or flor of yeast to give a uniquely rich flavour, and the Vin de Paille – a sweet wine made from grapes that have been naturally dried on sheets of straw.

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  • Jean Perrier et Fils Apremont Vin de Savoie 'Cuvee Reservee'

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    Apples and pears plus a hint of fresh green peas on the nose and palate. Green apple flavour with a balanced acidity. Good with lightly spiced foods, cheese, chicken and veal. Learn More
  • Domaine Rolet Arbois Poulsard Vieilles Vignes

    Made exclusively from the low yield production Poulsard grapes and aged in casks for 12 months the Arbois Poulsard Vieilles Vignes has a nose red fruits, strawberries and cherry. On the palate there is a good balance of fine tannins making it an extremely pleasant wine. Ideal when paired with good quality poultry, smoked and grilled meats. Learn More
  • Domaine Rolet Arbois Tradition Chardonnay-Savagnin

    The barrels of Savagnin are not topped up, so they become lightly and deliberately oxidised, though the wine is saved from spoilage by the formation of a film of yeast known as ‘flor’ on top of the wine, similar to fino sherry. Very unusual but really exciting wine. Learn More
  • Domaine Rolet Macvin du Jura Blanc

    Macvin Jura has a beautiful gold colour in the glass. The nose has candied aromas and raisins dominate, with a lively notes. It is matured in oak casks for 18 to 24 months giving it subtle tannins amongst flavours of red fruits such as wild cherries. Specific to Jura, this very well balanced wine can be laid down to age for 15 years or more. Drink as an aperitif but it can also be served on a chocolate dessert! Learn More
  • Domaine Rolet Arbois Vin De Paille

    This Vin de Paille "Straw wine" is made with Savagnin, Chardonnay and Poulsard grapes, hanged and dried for three months in airy and dry rooms. Slightly "passerillees" the grapes are usually pressed in the early months of the new year and matured for three years in oak casks (topped up this time!). Once again, Rolet's Vin de Paille rate amongst the very best in the Jura, it is sweet, round and delicious with a lively, refreshing, tangy, Tokaji-like balance brought in by the Savagnin natural acidity. Excellent with foie gras and desserts. Learn More
  • Domaine Rolet Arbois Vin Jaune

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    Remarkable wine indeed! Vin Jaune is made exclusively with Juras Savagnin grapes in a way which defies the most elementary oenological laws: 6 years in three quarter filled oak barrels without ouillage (topping up) so that nothing disturbs the thin surface film, a veil of live yeasts, responsible for the yellow colour of the wine. The wine is then bottled in Clavelins holding 63cl, which corresponds to 1 litre of the wine harvested 6 years earlier. At this point the wine is almost indestructible and will age for 100 years or more. Rolet's vins jaune are benchmark classics, uncorked in advance and served at a temperature of 15 degrees, it develops inimitable, subtle green walnut flavours. This is a wine of tremendous body that is quite delicious with cheeses from Franche-Comte, Coq au Vin Jaune et Morilles, fish and poultry dishes in rich, creamy sauces. Learn More

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