Chateau Chalon Vin Jaune 62cl, Marie-Pierre Chevassu 2014

Marie-Pierre Chevassu


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Marie-Pierre Chevassu-Fassenet was brought up with her three sisters in Menetru. Her mother Marie came from a family of vignerons and her father Denis farmed mainly cows. He took on some vineyards in the 1980s and, as all his daughters enjoyed helping, he expanded the business and started making and selling wine.
Marie-Pierre chose a career in wine and after wine studies in Beaune and an oenology degree at Dijon she worked in New Zealand, Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Champagne before returning to work in the Jura for several years as cellar manager in a local co-op. Les Granges-Bernard is a wonderful old Jurassien farm surrounded atmospheric
cellars at the farm are full of old wood from large foudres down to fûts and feuillettes.

A creamy and full-bodied delight, salty and spicy with a remarkably long finish.

Producer  Marie-Pierre Chevassu-Fassnenet

Origin Cotes de Jura AOC, France

Grapes 100% Savagnin

Vintage 2014

Alcohol  14.5% ABV

Style Full body vin jaune (oxidative)

Bottle size 620ml

Winemaking Manual harvested. Fermented in Demi-muids and foudres (large old barrels) with indigenous yeast. Matured for 6 years on ullage in barrel.  Unfiltered, unfined, SO2 at bottling

Notes Organic Lutte Raisonnée, Natural