Domaine Rolet - Arbois Vin Jaune - white - 2012 - 620 ml
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WHAT THE WINEMAKERS ARE SAYING
This Vin Jaune has been aged under a yeast layer for six years. The resulting wine has a strong tangy character, intense acidity. old-wood concentration and extraordinary richness.
The first nose is intense and powerful, aromas of dry fruits and spices predominate. Then it is more roasted, with almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, pepper, morels and minerality.
Domaine Rolet is established as one of the Jura vineyard flagships and its wines propose the whole terroir richness through the large range of Jura grape varieties. Domaine Rolet is the project of families who wanted to establish a Domaine between tradition and modernity, respecting the Jura wines great diversity. These 3 families are the Devillard family (winemakers in Bourgogne for 5 generations and owners of Château de Chamirey in Mercurey, Domaine des Perdrix in Côte de Nuits, Domaine de la Ferté in Givry and Domaine de la Garenne in Mâconnais), the Flambert family (hotels owners for several generations), and the Dupuis family (entrepreneurs family, specialised in martial arts equipment). They leaded the Rolet production to a high level of excellence, each and every vintage. Their philosophy is based on meticulous attention to vineyards, small yields and optimal ripening of grapes.
Grapes: 100% Savagnin
Winemaking and Ageing: Manual harvesting and sorting. Late variety, it is harvested manually at the end of the harvest at the maximum of its maturity. Aging under sail in oak barrels of 6 years and 3 months
Pairing: Recommended for typical Franche-Comté dishes, but also very good with exotic cuisine, especially spicy curry dishes