2017 Domaine Rémi Jobard Meursault Sous la Velle

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Type of Wine White
Country France
Region Bourgogne
Appellation Meursault
Winery Rémi Jobard
Year 2017
Grape Chardonnay
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (12.5%)
Drink window 2019 - 2030
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Remi Jobard, son of Charles Jobard and cousin of François Jobard, was inspired by these legendary brothers and eventually took over the helm of this remarkable domain. And as so often in Burgundy, a famous family name has an enviable assortment of vineyards. When tasting these wines it immediately becomes clear how amazing his Burgundy are. Not surprising since all his Burgundy plots directly border on Villages Meursault or 1er Cru Meursault. The domain currently comprises 8 hectares of vineyards. No herbicides or perticides have been used since 1994, but Remi decided to raise the quality level to an even higher level by switching to organic viticulture. Since 2011 all vineyards are also certified organic. In addition, he applies the longest fermentation of everyone in Meursault, namely 2 months. He even moves the barrels outside where it is colder so that the fermentation takes as long as possible. The result is refinement, elegance and an enormous storage potential.

The Domaine Rémi Jobard Meursault Sous Velle is a 100% chardonnay coming from an organically certified vineyard and is the most accessible from the Meursault series by Jobard (or rather approachable or first completely drunk). The grapes have fermented for no less than 2 months (the longest fermentation in Burgundy) and then ripen in 70% used oak barrels and in 30% new oak. The Jobard Sous Velle is beautiful straw yellow with aromas of green and yellow fruit mixed with citrus. The Sous Velle Meursault is medium to full-bodied, elegant with a good concentration, good acids and a chalky finish.

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Type of Wine White
Country France
Region Bourgogne
Appellation Meursault
Winery Rémi Jobard
Grape Chardonnay
Biological Yes
Vegan No
Year 2017
Drinking as of 2019
Drinking till 2030
Alcohol % 12.5
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Parker rating 91
Tasting Profiles Complex, Droog, Houtgerijpt, Krachtig, Mineraal, Rond, Vol, Wit fruit
Drink moments Cadeau!, Lekker luxe, Met vrienden, Open haard, Romantisch
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