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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Light Fresh and Deeply Savory Jura Wines
October 25, 2023




2022 Domaine Philippe Vandelle Cotes du Jura Poulsard; Color: medium lightly red black; Aroma: very pretty, ripe clean, ripe and ready, juicy ripe clean light very fresh, clean; Mouth: clan fresh, ripe black cherry, clean long; Very Good Plus ∫ˆ $26.99 Case, $22.99


2022 Domaine Philippe Vandelle Cotes du Jura Trousseau; Color: Very light red with some depth; Aroma: Fresh light a touch of very fresh and light, p[raspberry and earth; Mouth: very pretty and light fresh berry, light fine tannins, earth on the finish,. poised and finely wrought; Very Good Plus $26.99; Case, $22.95




2020 Domaine Philippe Vandelle Etoile Chardonnay; Aroma: light pretty, fresh, elegant with a limestone granite, very fresh and clean, mineral; Mouth: fresh and ripe fullish, fat in the mouth but nicely dry and mineral, firm taut finish; Very Good - Excellent $28.99; Case, $24.99


2017 Domaine Philippe Vandelle Etoile Savagnin; Aroma: Funky., very rich heady, and full, a bracingly large macintosh apple, lightly fino sherry; Mouth: clan broad in the middle, nice lift and flow, fat, with strong acid very long; Excellent $47; Case, $39.99




2016 Domaine Philippe Vandelle Vin Jaune de L'Etoile; Aroma: Herbal, rather smoky, very rich poised, and balanced; Mouth: Clean bright forward, bright acid, a note of freshness over a complementary sherried note, powerful and complex, very long; Excellent $94; Case, $79.95


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