Category: Vin Jaune, oxidative wine.
Appellation: AOC L'Etoile Vin Jaune (Jura region)
Grapes: Savagnin (100%)
Farming: Organic (non-certified)
About the wine: If you like Vin Jaune or Sherry, this powerful and flavourfull oxidative wines will take you on a journey! Picked by hand later than most white grapes in the Jura to get higher alcohol. Aged in 230 liters barrels for 7 years. The barrels will be tasted 2 to 3 times a year.
Taste like: Digest, dry and very mineral. Montbourgeau Vin Jaune is precise with rich and tradionnal oxidative character and power. The “Jaune” of Montbourgeau is more high-toned, less broad than most, perhaps but more fine, a clear reflection of the appellation of L’Etoile.
When to drink: Drink now or in the next 50 years after vintage.
Service: 15 to 16 degrees C, decant for 30 min and enjoy in large Burgundy glass.
Food match: Long roasted with a rich mushroom sauce or paired with an old Comté for the local pairing made in heaven.