The Wine Front, Mike Bennie: Vintage 2016, 96/100 points


Category: Dry white

Appellation: AOC L'Etoile (Jura region)

Grapes: Chardonnay (as well as a few rows of Savagnin)

Farming: Organic (non-certified)

About the wine: Jura's Chardonnay beautifully aged in barrel with oxidative characters. Ageing in 230 liters oak barrels as well as 600 liters demi muid for 3 years. Never topped off. Inlcuding 1 year under Flor.

Taste like: Textured, complex, saline, nutty characters and green apple. Hipps of minerality, intensity of flavour and lenght. 

When to drink: Now or in the next 10 years after vintage.

Service:  Serving temperature 10 degree celcuis, decant a few minutes if you can or simply use large Burgundy glass.

Food match:  Comté! Otherwise fish quennelle, roasted white fish, chicken curry, rooster with morels mushrooms, or roasted lobster.

2016 Domaine de Montbourgeau, Jura L'Etoile Chardonnay white




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