Jura, France

Château D'Arlay

Côtes du Jura Blanc Chardonnay Savagnin 2009

Vibrant, fresh & energetic. Lemon notes on the palate with some sherry/nutty aromatics adding complexity. Descriptors aside, this is just a beautiful bottle of wine. 2009 vintage bottled in 2014. — 4 days ago

Joe, Daniel P. and 35 others liked this
Anthony Lombardi

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@Peter Sultan - Delicious stuff all around from them.
Andrew Schirmer

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@Anthony Lombardi did you source locally? I used to buy their macvin from P&W but haven’t seen them around for a while.
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@Andrew Schirmer - I honestly can’t remember where I got this.

Domaine Rolet

Tradition Arbois Chardonnay Blend 2009

Nose of nuts, sour apple, hay, butter, a bit of white pepper. This is clearly oxidized. The palate is wonderful, very dry with lots of acids, a very wide and dry presence, some grip, a bit of a buttery touch on the sides, almost a tannic thing in mid palate like a kind of kick, some green apple, and a very long finish with apple and a bit of pepper. This is so good! I remembered this wine being too dry and a bit unbalanced, this is now very precise. A food wine. — 15 days ago

Severn, Anthony De and 8 others liked this

Bénédicte & Stéphane Tissot

Amphore Trousseau 2016

Jeremy Shanker

The benchmark for Trousseau — 4 days ago

E, Ceccherini and 24 others liked this

Domaines des Marnes Blanches

En Jensillard Côtes du Jura Savagnin 2013

Beautiful oxidative savagnin. 2013 more my style than the turnt-up 2015 tbh, more quaffable. Maybe mellowed with age! — 5 days ago

Eddie, Andrew and 2 others liked this

Domaine Pêcheur

Cremant Du Jura

Beautifully light limestone ridden zippy Chardonnay of apple core and the tiniest whiff of brioche. Salty, briny, great for pre-dinner snacking. — 14 days ago

Severn, Sharon and 14 others liked this

Michel Gahier

Le Clousot Arbois Trousseau 2017

Raspberries, bell peppers, spice and quite a bit of brett, at least in this bottle. Chewy tannins, fine acid and concentration. Nice.

Even better on day 2. Wish I had another bottle for a few years from now.
— 9 days ago

Eric, Peter and 8 others liked this

Domaine de la Renardière

Arbois Pupillin Ploussard 2018

Or as those city-dwellin’ Fraunch like to call it...Poulsard. Wash your hands and wrap them around some of this 12.5% gem of phenolic clarity. Bound to socially distance your cult Cali Cab friends. 😆 — 13 days ago

Keith, Ira and 6 others liked this

Jean François Ganevat

"La Combe" Les Chalasses Marnes Bleues Savagnin

This was terrific and paired beautifully with a small wedge of local cheese and a rainy Sunday afternoon- 2012 — 2 hours ago

Bill, Shay and 6 others liked this
Bill Bender

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Jean-Francois produces so much magic across such a wide array of different wines at an astonishing QPR. Keep drinking great and be well @Fraser McKinley
Shay A

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Hope you and your family are doing well @Fraser McKinley during these crazy times. Popping a bottle of Sami-Odi helps keep me sane...and happy!

Jean François Ganevat

Les Chamois du Paradis Côtes du Jura Chardonnay 2013

Orchard fruit, citrus, mineral, slight oxidation, lovely 😊 — a day ago

Ely, Severn and 8 others liked this

Domaine de Saint Pierre

Château Renard Arbois Chardonnay Savagnin 2016

Brought home from Paris back in December. Quite stinky and reductive upon opening - let this bottle breath for a while. I decanted and threw it in the fridge for an hour or so and it came out singing. Chenin-like in its ripping acidity and wooly apple/pear thing, the palate is more elegant than the nose. It was a great paring for a heavily seasoned lean wild salmon fillet. — 15 days ago

Eric, Severn and 5 others liked this