A (famous) new name in Jura
The first barrels of Arbois wines vinified by Guillaume, Marquis d'Angerville, of Volnay are just going through malolactic fermentation and there was an undercurrent of excitement as the Marquis and his oenologist François Duvivier (pictured left here) recently drew samples of the 2012s for an American importer and I to taste, the first outsiders to do so. Although the Jura estate includes Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, the Volnay producer has never worked with the local Savagnin, Poulsard or Trousseau varieties before. What's more, they took over the vineyards only two months before harvest, so there were many unknowns. . Marquis...
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