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“Midnight in Paris” Blind Tasting: The Reds

After the white wines, now on to the reds of our Paris blind tasting: Read the rest of this entry »

2008 Les Graviers, Domaine André et Mireille Tissot, Arbois, Jura, France

For those who seek the special, who are looking for anti-conformism, for originality, for true Terroir wines, for those who don’t want a grape variety to taste the same wherever on this globe it is growing, then necessarily either you already experienced wines from the Jura region or you one day will. Read the rest of this entry »

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More Jura Impressions

A few more pics to share of this sunny spring weekend in the Jura. Most are of the small town of Château-Chalon, one of the “plus beaux villages de France”.

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Within Château-Chalon. Read the rest of this entry »

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2006 Traminer, Stéphane Tissot, Arbois

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If Arbois and Savagnin sound like words spoken in a local dialect of a far away foreign language to you, then congratulations: you’re about to discover a wine from one up and coming but still “secret tip” wine region: The Jura in Eastern France. Read the rest of this entry »

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2002 Château Chalon, Domaine Macle, Jura

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One of the things I like about wine is diversity and the fact that there are always new “wow-moments” no matter how many wines you already had in your life. And just the other day, I had a quite special discovery-moment with a Château-Chalon, a vin jaune from the Jura. In fact, Didier who is an expert for those types of wines since he is himself from the Jura region, liberally brought a bottle when he recently came for a visit.
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