2016 Savagnin Empreinte, Domaine des Marnes Blanches, AOC Cotes du Jura (sous voile)

2016 Savagnin Empreinte, Domaine des Marnes Blanches, AOC Cotes du Jura (sous voile)

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Savagnin is an indigenous grape of Jura. The clone planted by the domaine is Savagnin Jaune, a rare clone associated with Gewurtztraminer. This bone-dry white shares the aromatic notes of Gewurtz.

Soil: Limestone with high content of fossil, from Vincelles

Grape: Savagnin Jaune (an old variety also known as ‘Red Savagnin’)

Age of Vines: Planted in 1950

Annual Production: less then 2,000 bottles

Vinification: The wines are put in a barrel with no sulfites added to it, to assure that flor developed. Released after 3 years of aging.