Jurançon Blanc Doux "Tendresse" 2015 - Château de Jurque

This South-West offer is of course the opportunity to suggest a sweet Jurançon - the most iconic appellation for sweet wines in the region. Boasting a beautiful nose of passion fruit, grapefruit and lime, it is surprisingly fresh for a sweet wine. If you like Sauternes flavours but tend to find these wines too sweet, give a try to this superb Jurançon.

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£ 16.00 tax incl.

 
This South-West offer is of course the opportunity to suggest a sweet Jurançon - the most iconic appellation for sweet wines in the region. Boasting a beautiful nose of passion fruit, grapefruit and lime, it is surprisingly fresh for a sweet wine. If you like Sauternes flavours but tend to find these wines too sweet, give a try to this superb Jurançon.
 
Wine Characteristics When & how to drink?
 
Domain: Château de Jurque
Vintage: 2014
Appellation: Jurançon 
Region: South-West
Type: Sweet
 
Grapes: 50% Petit Manseng, 50% Gros Manseng
 
 
Drink from now to 2024
Open and Drink at 10-12°C
 
Food pairing suggestion: Aperitif, , Foie gras, Apple & almond tart
 
  Technical stuff
   
Soil: Clay and limestone
Vineyard size: 10 ha
Age of vines: 20 years old
Harvest: Manual
Ageing: Stainless steel vats
Residual sugar: 45g/l
Alcohol: 13%
 
What experts say    
   
Bronze Medal at Decanter World Wine Awards 2016 "Lifted aromas of soft acacia and green fruit, while the palate offers fragrant blossom, ripe stone fruit, and hints of spice."
   
    92/100 "Still young, this is a structured wine with the dark botrytis flavors giving as much richness as sweetness at this stage. Yellow fruits are integrated into a tight, mineral texture that will open up over the next few months." (Previous vintage)    

 

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