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2017 Eric Goypieron Savagnin Octdatif Voile

Jura, France

Oxidative, but fresh & linear Savagnin from the heart of Jura.

$70.00

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About The Wine

Tremendous Jura white, aged under flor but simply labelled as a Vin de France, as vigneron Eric Goypieron is not part of the Jura appellation system. So it is kind of a Vin Jaune, and it is indeed beautifully golden yellow in colour.

The signature nuttiness and mild rancio character is there, and there are layers of apple and stone fruit flavours but it is more linear than broad and less overpowering than its appellation-approved compatriots.

Some grip and power is evident on the finish, but this feels medium-rich rather than full-bore.

About Eric Goypieron

Eric Goypieron is a Jura producer who operates a little outside the (wine) law, with all his wines carrying the basic Vin de France label, rather than sporting the restrictive Jura appellation stamp.

A latecomer to wine, Eric bought a house and winery at the age of forty, near the commune of Chateau Chalon, and with gradual vineyard purchases he now owns about two hectares of Savagnin, Chardonnay, Poulsard and Trousseau. His first vintage was in 2012.

Based in the small village of Menetru-le-Vignoble, everything is farmed organically (certified) and there are little to no additions in his winemaking. An eccentric, wonderful, bushranger of a vigneron.

Would love to stay at his stunning B&B overlooking the vineyards - check out chambredhote-entrecoeur.fr....

The vineyards of Eric Goypieron
The vineyards of Eric Goypieron
Jura, France
Additional Info

From The Importer

A one-man show doing everything himself, Eric stepped out from the Jura appellation a few years back as this didn’t have much coherence for him. A very inspiring person with a crazy personality -Paul Hervy.

Blend : Savagnin (100%)
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2031
Bottle Size : 750ml

The cellars of Eric Goypieron
The cellars of Eric Goypieron
Jura, France
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

Eric's Vin Jaune equivalent tastes like a mouthful of condensed apple crumble covered with brown sugar, so.. absolutely delicious. - DD Wine Crew

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