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Château-Chalon Marcel Cabelier (no reserve) 2008

  • Nutty
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Wine for ageing
  • Color:White
  • 14.50% 
  • 1.24L
  • Intensity
  • Crisp

C'est décidément l'une des appellations prestigieuses du Jura produite sur quatre communes et qui donne des vins aux notes délicieuses de noix. Deux conditions nécessaires à ce vin : un sol marneux et un cépage, le savagnin. More info

  • Quantity: 2 Bottles
  • Level: 1 into-neck, 1 top-shoulder
  • Label: 1 light signs of seepage

Château-Chalon Marcel Cabelier serve at a temperature of 15°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Filet de brochet au vin jaune, Foie gras de canard, Crème brûlée.

Lot presentation
Château-Chalon Marcel Cabelier

Cuvée presentation

Château Chalon was the birth place of "vin jaune" ("yellow wine"). Considered by many eminent oenologists to be one of the best white wines in the world, the Jura's vin jaune is a somewhat unusual wine, that always surprises people, even if they decide it is not to their taste. It was first produced in the Château Chalon appellation, but can also be found in Arbois, L'Etoile and in the Côtes du Jura. Two conditions are necessary to produce this mysterious wine: a blue or black marly soil and the Savagnin grape. The grapes are harvested very late, during the second half of October. After fermentation, the wine is put in oak barrels and aged for the requisite period of six years and three months. A film of yeast gradually grows on the wine's surface which prevents it from oxidizing and slowly transforms it into vin jaune. The wine's colour becomes a light amberish yellow; it develops a surprisingly powerful bouquet and an exceptionally persistent nutty flavour Very unusually for a white wine, Château Chalon is served at room temperature. It can easily be kept for more than a century. This unique wine is presented in unique, rather squat "clavelin" bottles that hold 62 cl.

Detailed characteristics

  • Quantity: 2 Bottles
  • Level: 1 into-neck, 1 top-shoulder
  • Label: 1 light signs of seepage
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Original Wooden Case / Original Case: No
  • French customs seal: yes
  • Alcohol percentage: 14.50 %
  • Country/Region: Jura
  • Appellation/Wine: Château-Chalon
  • Vintage: 2008
  • Color: White
  • Service temperature: 15°
  • Viticulture: Conventional 
  • Size (in ha): 50
  • Volume: 1750 hectolitres
  • Intensity: Crisp
  • Dominant aroma: Nutty
  • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
  • Grape variety: 100% savagnin

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Château-Chalon Marcel Cabelier (no reserve) 2008

iDealwine Price(1) corresponds to the hammer price and the buyer's premium charged by the auctioneer. (1)Bottle format