HARD FACTSWINE NAME: Cote du Jura Rouge PRODUCER: Jean Bourdy APPELLATION: Cote du Jura AOC GRAPE VARIETIES: Poulsard, Trousseau and Pinot Noir in basically equal proportions YEASTS: Natural MACERATION: 25 days MALOLACTIC: Done in barrel AGED IN: Old French Tonneau barrels AGED FOR: 4 years CLARIFICATION/FILTRATION: None ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13% VOLUME: 75 cl
BOTTLES PER PACKAGE: 6 PACKAGING TYPE: Carton BOTTLE SEALING: Carton
The local varieties Poulsard and Trousseau and Pinot Noir are the foundation for this light and elegant, yet satisfying wine. Probably, the most traditional wine that we've ever encountered (in a good way), and the complexity that arrives with age here is second to none. Taste the 1959 now, and you'll find yourself in an alley without exit signs!
The Wine’s Story
Poulsard, Trousseau and Pinot Noir compose the holy trinity in this light-bodied, refined and traditionally crafted red Jura wine, reminiscent of very few others. We’ve had the fortune to taste this wine some 50 years old, and it still provides an amazing drinking experience, hence the reason for us to always offer back vintages as well. The 1959 tastes great at present if you’re interested…