Savagnin

Savagnin

Savagnin is a high-quality white-wine grape cultivated almost exclusively in the Jura in eastern France. It is cultivated to a limited extent throughout the Jura vineyards (usually on the poorest marls soils on west-facing slopes) and may be included in any of the region's white wine appellations.

However it is most widely used but is usually in practice reserved for the Jura's extraordinary vin jaune. The Jura's most renowned wine undergoes a process similar to sherry, whereby a film of yeast covers the surface, thereby preventing oxidation but allowing evaporation and the subsequent concentration of the wine. The result is a "sherry-like" wine with a delicate, nutty richness.

Renowned ampelographer Pierre Galet maintains that Savagnin is identical to the Traminer which was once grown widely in Germany, Alsace, Hungary, and Austria, and that Gewürztraminer is the pink-berried musqué mutation of Savagnin.

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2018 Arbois, Milieu de Sauvagny, Savagnin, C. Thiriet, Jura
White
2018
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Medium Bodied
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13.0% Alcohol
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£542.68 – bottle (75cl)
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2006 Côtes du Jura, Les Vignes de Mon Père, Domaine Jean-François Ganevat
White
2006
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Medium Bodied
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12.0% Alcohol
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2007 Côtes du Jura, Vignes de Mon Père, Domaine Jean Francois Ganevat, Jura
White
2007
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12.0% Alcohol
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£722.68 – bottle (75cl)
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2016 Côtes du Jura, Savagnin, Entre deux Bleues, Domaine des Miroirs, Jura
White
2016
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Medium Bodied
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14.0% Alcohol
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£1,025.50 – magnum (150cl)
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2008 Côtes du Jura, Les Vignes de Mon Père, Domaine Jean-François Ganevat
White
2008
Ready, but will keep
Medium Bodied
Dry
12.0% Alcohol
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2016 Arbois Savagnin, Domaine Tissot, Jura
White
2016
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Medium Bodied
Dry
14.0% Alcohol
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2016 Arbois Savagnin en Amphore, Domaine Tissot, Jura
White
2016
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Medium Bodied
Dry
13.0% Alcohol
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2017 Arbois Savagnin en Amphore, Domaine Tissot, Jura
White
2017
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Medium Bodied
Dry
13.0% Alcohol
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