Sven Joschke La Pète Sa Mère Arbois Chardonnay 2018

$59

Accountant turned winemaker Sven Joschke, based out of SA, creates some lively, adventurous atypical wines.

Notes from SJ:

Only few are lucky enough to get a vintage gig in the Jura, especially with Domaine Fumey Chatline...let alone being allocated Jura berries!  Beautiful Jura Chardy fruit, natural ferment with only a touch of minimal sulphur on bottling. Whole berries were left to macerate for 6 days in a cool room, pressed to a milk vat to chill, racked and left to ferment in fiberglass tank. She sat on fine lees for a year, racked and bottled. She’s not yellow wine, zero cloud, beautiful golden colour with ripe apricots, short bread pastry with lovely minerality on the schnoz and palate. Plenty of mouth feel too.

Grape: Chardonnay

Country: France

Region: Jura

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