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Côtes du Jura Chardonnay Les Sarres Rijckaert (Domaine) 2018

  • Citrus
  • Aperitif wine
  • Color:White
  • 13% 
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Crisp

Elevé durant 22 mois sur ses lies, ce chardonnay jurassien témoigne toutefois d'une fraîcheur sidérante !  More info

This Chardonnay cuvée is matured for 22 months on lees from fermentation, with the barrels stirred two or three times and regular ullage (non-oxidised wine). It is characterised by its great freshness, citrus aromas and floral, buttery and mineral notes, as well as its attractive volume in the mouth.

Côtes du Jura Chardonnay Les Sarres Rijckaert (Domaine) serve at a temperature of 12°C. 

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Côtes du Jura Chardonnay Les Sarres Rijckaert (Domaine)

Cuvée presentation

This Chardonnay cuvée is matured for 22 months on lees from fermentation, with the barrels stirred two or three times and regular ullage (non-oxidised wine). It is characterised by its great freshness, citrus aromas and floral, buttery and mineral notes, as well as its attractive volume in the mouth.

Information about domain Rijckaert

Domaine Rijckaert began fairly recently in 1998 when it was set up by Jean Rijckaert. This Belgian began his winemaking career in Burgundy where he fell in love with Chardonnay. After this Rijckaert cofounded the maison de négoce Verget with the famous winemaker Jean-Marie Guffens. A few years later, Rijckaert decided to buy his own domain and bought some vines in Leynes in the south of the Mâconnais as well as 5 hectares in the Jura. His domain straddles the Mâconnais and the Jura and spans a total of 9 hectares. Rijckaert is also involved in negociant activity, buying grapes that meet his exacting standards from many different appellations in Burgundy (up to 400 hectolitres). In the chai, vinification takes place plot by plot and only natural yeasts are used. A small amount of sulphites are added and some of the wines are filtered. Fermentation and maturation take place in oak barrels, a small proportion of these barrels being new oak. In 2013, Rijckaert began gradually handing over his domain to Florent Rouve who continues Rijckaert's exacting standards with visible success. The wines have exuberant fruit notes and are of excellent quality.

Detailed characteristics

  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 good appearance
  • Origin: Producer
  • Recoverable VAT: Yes
  • Original Wooden Case / Original Case: No
  • French customs seal: yes
  • Alcohol percentage: 13 %
  • Country/Region: Jura
  • Appellation/Wine: Côtes du Jura
  • Producer/Owner: Rijckaert
  • Vintage: 2018
  • Color: White
  • Service temperature: 12°
  • Viticulture: Conventional 
  • Intensity: Crisp
  • Dominant aroma: Citrus
  • Tasting occasion: Aperitif wine
  • Grape variety: 100% Chardonnay
Côtes du Jura Chardonnay Les Sarres Rijckaert (Domaine)
Côtes du Jura Chardonnay Les Sarres Rijckaert (Domaine)

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