Domaine Rijckaert Savagnin Les Sarres 2009

Product code: 5RIJC3B2009

A mix of aromas and flavours with green apple, green almond, white pepper and citrus fruits leading the way. An intensely flavoured white wine with a round smooth mouthfeel.

  • Country:France
  • Region:Jura
  • Sub Region:Cotes Du Jura
  • Vintage:2009
  • ABV:13%
  • Residual sugar:1.0 g/L
  • Colour:White
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Savagnin

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Taste scale & description

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Taste Scale: 7

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Product guide note

Savagnin is a white grape cousin of Gewurztraminer. It is originally from the Alps. The variety quickly became the flagship grape of Jura. This wine is known for its aromatic complexity, making it a superb glass to sip before, during, or even after a meal.

Food match

Pate and Terrines, Pork Belly, Chicken casseroles

Production information

Producer: Domaine Jean Rijckaert

Jean works with vineyards in the Macon and Jura. He owns several vineyards in the Jura and bottles these wines under the Domaine Rijckaert label, but also has a long-standing relationship with growers in Burgundy and, unusually, he is honest enough to state the name of the grower on the front of the label of these wines.

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Production note

Savagnin is a white grape cousin of Gewurztraminer. It is originally from the Austrian Tyrol, in the Alps. The variety quickly became the flagship grape of Jura. Savagnin thrives on marl soils common to the region. Savagnin is a grape with power and remarkable aromatic complexity. White wines from Savagnin have great aging potential. Shiny gold. Great complexity on the nose, with a mix of fresh almond, green apple, white pepper and citrus. Intense sensation, with a great roudness. Some light

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