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KERMIT LYNCH WINE MERCHANT

Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Côtes du Jura “Les Grands Teppes Vieilles Vignes”
Chardonnay Planted in 1920 White marl 7 ha total
Côtes du Jura “Les Chalasses Vieilles Vignes”
Chardonnay Planted in 1902 Gray Marl 7 ha total
Côtes du Jura “Grusses en Billat”
Chardonnay Planted in 1960 Schist and marl 7 ha total
Côtes du Jura “Cuvée Florine”
Chardonnay Planted in 1996 Limestone 7 ha total
Côtes du Jura “Cuvée Marguerite”
Chardonnay Planted in 1902 N/A 7 ha total
Chardonnay “Chamois du Paradis”
Chardonnay Planted in 1949 Red-marl, Gravel/Limestone 7 ha total
Côtes du Jura “Cuvée Oregane”
50% Chardonnay, 50% Savagnin Planted in 1973 and 1977 Blue Marl, White Marl 7 ha total
Côtes du Jura “Les Vignes de Mon Père”
Savagnin Planted in 1930 Schist and marl 7 ha total
Côtes du Jura Vin Jaune
Savagnin Planted in 1948 Blue Marl 7 ha total
Côtes du Jura “Marnes Bleues”
Savagnin Planted in 1933 Blue Marl 7 ha
Côtes du Jura “Cuvée de l’Enfant Terrible”
Poulsard Planted in 1959 White and gray marls 7 ha total
Côtes du Jura “Plein Sud”
Trousseau Planted in 2000 Gray marl, pebbles 7 ha total
Côtes du Jura “Cuvée Julien”
Pinot Noir Planted in 1977 Clay and Limestone 7 ha total
Côtes du Jura “En Billat”
Pinot Noir Planted in 1990 Schist and marl 7 ha total
Vin de France “J’en Veux”
See Info Below Planted in 1900 N/A 7 ha total
Vin de France “SUL Q”
Savagnin N/A N/A 7 ha total
Macvin du Jura
Savagnin N/A N/A 7 ha total
Savagnin “Cuvée Prestige”
Savignin Planted in 1977 Clay, Marl 7 ha total
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• Biodynamic methodology (aeration of the soil, herbal infusions, natural composts, cover crops, planting in accordance with the lunar calendar) used to stimulate the natural immune system of the vine


Whites:

• Whole cluster fermentation à l’ancienne

• No racking of the must

• All whites go through malolactic fermentation

• No sulfur dioxide added during vinification, only a touch at bottling

• Aged in demi-muids of 300-L and 400-L, as well as 228-L barrels

• Bottled in the summer, two years after the harvest


Reds:

• Entirely de-stemmed

• Whole grape fermentation à l’ancienne

• Reds aged in Burgundian barrels for one year before bottling


Vin de France “J’en Veux” :

• Blend of 18 different red and white native varieties to the Jura : l'Enfariné, Corbeau, Gueuche, Portugais Bleu, Gouais, Beclan, Petit Beclan, Argant, Seyve-Villard

• “Grape by Grape” vinification : individual berries are cut of the cluster directly into barrel

• Vinification occurs within the skin

• No punchdowns, pumpovers, or pressing

• 900L total production

• All vines are franc de pied


Vin de France “SUL Q”:

• A “sélections des grains nobles” of Savagnin though SGN is not officially recognized in the Jura

• 250 grams RS


Macvin du Jura:

• Blend of 2/3 unfermented must of Savagnin from 2003 vintage and 1/3 Marc of Savagnin from 1992 vintage

• Blended in 2003, aged in barrel for 8 years before bottling


Savagnin “Cuvée Prestige”:
• Made in an oxidative style, wine remains sous voile for 48 months in demi-muid

General Information

Country
France
Region
Jura
Appellation(s)
Côtes du Jura
Producer
Jean-François Ganevat
Founded
1650
Annual Production
1,700 cases
Farming
Biodynamic

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