Category: Vin Jaune, oxidative whites
If you like: Vin Jaune or sherry, these powerfull and flavourfull oxidative wines that take you on a journey!
Taste like: Digest, dry and very mineral. Montbourgeau Vin Jaune is precise with rich and tradionnal oxidative character. 2010 vintage definetly brings the power. The “Jaune” of Montbourgeau is more high-toned than the Jaunes of Puffeney and Gahier, less broad perhaps but more fine, a clear reflection of the appellation of L’Etoile.
Area: L'Etoile (Jura)
Farming: Organic (non-certified)
Grapes: Savagnin (100%)
Occasion: Lay back, relax and enjoy some of that delicious nectar in a 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.
Service: If you can, decant 30min and enjoy in large Burgundy glass.
Estimated cellaring potential: Drink now or cellar up to 2030+.