Domaine Rolet - Cotes du Jura - Chardonnay - white - 1997 - 1500 ml
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WHAT THE WINEMAKERS ARE SAYING
“Vines located on the “Byards” hillside at Voiteur at the top of the slope and in an amphitheater facing due south. The soils marked with gray marls from the Lias are here covered with limestone scree.”
"To the eye, the dress is clear with golden reflections, witnesses of a beautiful maturity. Powerful nose combining aromas of ripe fruit and hints of honey. The generous attack followed by a nice balance on the palate. Harmony between volume and freshness"
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, specialized in martial arts equipment). They led 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% Chardonnay
Winemaking and Ageing: Manual harvesting and sorting. Fermentation and aging for 15 months without new barrels.
Pairing: snails, sea bass or some cheese specialties