Friday, May 29, 2015

Miscellaneous Jura Whites

In both red and white, many of the most interesting wines I’m experiencing these days are from the Jura. They are extremely individual and are almost guaranteed to be of interest to those who like Burgundy. In white, the primary grapes are Chardonnay and Savagnin; if they are labelled “voilé” they are in the oxidative style that has long been associated with the region, but many producers now make or also make wines in a non-oxidative style; if they are labelled “ouillé” they are in the non-oxidative style, and some producers also call their non-oxidative whites “fleurs.”  

Here are some that I have been enjoying over the past several months. (Continue reading here.)