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Savagnin oxydatif - 2016

Domaine de la Touraize

4.20 / 5.0

Type
white still, dry
Region
Arbois AOC, France
Vintage
2016
Grapes
Savagnin
Alcohol
13.5
Sugar
unknown
Price
1293 UAH, 915 UAH
Cellar
not available
Domaine de la Touraize Savagnin oxydatif 2016

Ratings

4.00 / 5.0750 ml@Garage · Jura Party by Vova Ulianov

There are two possible reasons for this failure. Either I was tired already or it was a bad idea to serve it after all those beautiful wines. It felt too simple, frankly speaking. Typical veiled bouquet of nuts, mould and dried fruits with some chalky twist. Yet it was too heavy for the moment. Completely subjective, I know.

Wine #8 on Jura Party by Vova Ulianov event.

4.00 / 5.0750 ml@Yellow Place Letka

One sniff. One sip. And I am back to the moment I tasted this wine for the first time in my life. Maybe I lack experience, but Vin Jaune still amazes me. It's a love or hate story, and I am doomed. Wet mouldy cellar, cucumber (why?), nuts, chalk, and dried fruits (like persimmon). Fresh and persistent aftertaste. It casts a long shadow affecting everything tasted afterwards.

4.50 / 5.0750 ml

Ok, that was a complete surprise. Wine aged for 24 months under flor - a yeast-like growth that helps protect the wine from excessive oxidation. Something that usually done only in Jerez (Sherry) production. Chalk, nuts, salted cucumber, dried fruits. One of the strangest wine that I have ever tasted. And it won my heart.