The 2010 Vin Jaune is rock star stuff made from 100% Savagnin that saw a short maceration followed by 6 years (and three months) in older barrels. A sherry-like nose of toasted nuts, wood smoke, cheese rind, and beautiful golden fruits all flow to a medium-bodied Vin Jaune that packs plenty of oomph and acidity as well as fruit. It makes you salivate and will be a great aperitif.
Domaine Maire Press
A fruit-forward wine from Jura? Perhaps a climate-change red… This is rich and sweetly ripe, yet still tight with a tart apple acidity. It shows depth and character as it opens with air, expanding beyond the violet-scented sweet grape flavors toward spice and earth.