WINE TRAVEL: Focus on Jura, France

The Jura vineyard represents a wine-growing region located in the Jura in Franche-Comté, in France. It represents about 2000 hectares, one of the smallest vineyards in France.

The wines produced come from different grape varieties related to the variety of soils and microclimates ideal for the production of white wines. The most widespread grape variety is Chardonnay, which represents 50% of the vineyard’s grape varieties. Adapted to limestone and marly soils, it produces dry white wines suitable for ageing.

To discover wine of this region we suggest to taste the emblematic grape variety of the Jura: the Savagnin.  The Chardonnay/Savagnin blend gives solid, fruity and dry wines, sometimes very typical, well-balanced. The taste of hazelnut, toasted almond and flint expresses the terroir.

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Amsterdam, January 5th, 2021