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Domaine Eugene Carrel Jongieux 2015


Recommendation: A GREAT Jacquere that’s a SUPER value.

Winery/Producer: Eugene Carrel; Jongieux, France.

Grape Variety: Jacquere.

Geographic Region, Appellation: Savoie Jongieux, France.

Vintage: 2015

Price: $10.80 with a 10% mixed case discount.

Purchased From: The Caviste Wine Shop; Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Paired With: Cheese.

Tasting:

    He said: Chilled before drinking. Clear, almost colorless, just the slightest hint of lemon yellow. Powerful citrus aromas. Acidic, medium body mouth-feel and an intense fresh grassy citrus taste that ends tart in the long mineral finish. It’s much like a Sauvignon Blanc but fresher. This is a GREAT Jacquere that’s a SUPER value. Light & easy drinking, dry and very refreshing

    She said: Clear, pale yellow color. Lively citrus aroma leads to a mouth full of very delicious flavors that is medium bodied, dry, smooth and acidic. The finish is long and tasty. Delicious with cheese and probably good with a wide variety of foods. This is an outstanding example of a bargain wine that’s excellent and only $10.80 and I would buy it again in a flash.

    Jacquere grapes ready for harvest

    Comments:

Alcohol: 11.5%

UPC Code: 3 560720 002106

Imported by: The Country Vintner; Ashland, Virginia.

Photo from Jean Perrier.