2018 Domaine Berthet-Bondet Cotes du Jura Blanc Tradition

Jura, France

A rare, rich and powerful Chardonnay/Savagnin blend from Jura.




About The Wine

The Domaine Berthet-Bondet Cotes du Jura Blanc Tradition is an alluring blend of Chardonnay and Savagnin.

It is made using oxidative ageing and flor yeast, which creates a "cover" over the wine in the barrel and imparts many wonderful qualities to the wine. It has lovely aromas and flavours of dried figs, nuts and aged cheese, with a full and almost unctuous mouthfeel which gels perfectly with the still-bright acidity and the saline character which is so often seen in vin jaune wines.

This wine is a superb match for cheese such as Comte or Gruyere, or any hard cheese with a bit of bite.

About Domaine Berthet-Bondet

Domaine Berthet-Bondet was established in the Jura region in 1984 by Jean and Chantal Berthet-Bondet, neither of whom came from winegrowing or winemaking backgrounds. Vines were planted in the 1980s in the appellations of Chateau Chalon and Cotes du Jura, and they saw their first vintage in 1985.

In 2010 the estate was converted to organic farming, and much of the work in the vineyards is done by hand due to the sloping hills.

Since 2013, Jean and Chantal have been joined by their eldest daughter Helene, who has now been in charge of all winemaking duties since 2018.

Winemaker Jean Berthet-Bondet
Winemaker Jean Berthet-Bondet
Jura, France
Additional Info

From The Producer

Terroir: marl gravel

Average age of the vines: 20 years

Cultivation method: organic farming, grass cover every other row and tillage.

Vinification and ageing: manual harvesting, pressing of the whole harvest, fermentation in stainless steel vats then aging for 2 years in oak barrels (228 L) under a veil of yeasts (oxidative ageing, non-oiled barrels).

Blend : Chardonnay (80%), Savagnin (20%)
ABV : 13%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2034
Bottle Size : 750ml

Jean Berthet-Bondet in the cellar
Jean Berthet-Bondet in the cellar
Jura, France

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