Michel Gahier Macvin du Jura


'This is a strange appellation because it references a wine type as well as an area.

This is a wine that is made from unfermented grape juice (from Chardonnay grapes) and the wine must have been boiled to reduce the volume by 50%. 

The wine is then fortified with a marc which has been made on the premises to gain an alcohol level between 16% to 22% which is required for acceptance by the appellation.

The resulting wine must then be aged in old oak barrels for at least a year before being released. The wine can be red, white or rosé depending on the grapes used.'

- Living Wines

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