Just a taste of Jura

by  |  25-05-2011

When we were in New York last month, tasting wines for an update to the Dalmatia guide, Krešo Petreković, of Vinum let us know about a tasting of French wines from the Jura region that was happening on our last day in town. If you’ve ever had the pleasure of meeting Krešo, then you’ll know that his exuberance for wine is impossible to deny and so naturally, we ran right over to the space at Astor Wines, as we’d had little contact with the Jura wines. Basically, the wines of Jura will pretty much turn everything you knew about wine upside down. They are making some insanely unique and one-of-a-kind wines in that little region. Take for instance Caves Jean Bourdy which is somewhere around a 500 year-old winery. Their 2003 Côte du Jura Vin Jaune has a spectacular nose, almost like that of a sweet wine, but with this […]
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