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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Côtes du Jura “Cuvée de Garde”
50% Chardonnay, 50% Savagnin 50 Years Average Marl 7 ha total
Côtes du Jura “Julien en Billat”
Pinot Noir Planted in 1977, 1990 Clay and Limestone 7 ha total
Côtes du Jura “Les Terrasses de Chalandigna”
Savagnin Planted in 1977 Clay, Marl 7 ha total
Côtes du Jura “La Cuvée du Pépe”
Chardonnay 70 years Marl 7 ha total
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
Côtes du Jura “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
Côtes du Jura
“Cuvée Prestige”
Savignin Planted in 1977 Clay, Marl 7 ha total
Vin de France Rouge
““J’en Veux Encore”**
70% Gamay, 30% Trousseau Planted in 1900 N/A N/A
Vin de France Rouge
““Le Jaja du Ben”**
50% to 60% Gamay from Beaujolais, 40% to 50% Indigenous Jura Varieties 80 years average Granite, marl N/A
Vin de France Rouge
““Madelon”**
50% to 60% Gamay from Morgon 40% to 50% Indigenous Jura Varieties 60-80 years Granite, marl, limestone N/A
Vin de France Rouge
“ “De Toute Beauté”**
50% Gamay from Fleurie, Syrah from Côte Rôtie, Mondeuse from Savoie, Pinot Noir d'Alsace 60-80 years Granite, marl, limestone N/A
Vin de Table Blanc “L’ailleurs”**
Pinot Auxerrois, l'Enfariné, Savagnin Vert N/A Granite, marl, limestone N/A
Crémant du Jura**
Chardonnay N/A Clay, limestone N/A
Côtes du Jura Blanc
““Le Montceau”**
Chardonnay N/A Marl N/A
Côtes du Jura Blanc
““Cuvée de Garde”**
50% Chardonnay, 50% Savagnin N/A Marl N/A
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

**Denotes wine from Anne & Jean-François Ganevat
After consecutive vintages of losing large portions of his harvest, Jean-François was forced to innovate to make more wine. In partnership with his sister Anne, he went to friends in Alsace, Beaujolais, and Savoie to source more fruit. Anne and Jean-François even went so far as to purchase vines in the Beaujolais. Each Vin de France cuvée is a blend of estate fruit from the Jura and purchased (or estate) fruit from another region, thus allowing Jean-François to apply his savoir-faire in winemaking with indigenous grape varieties from the Jura to create a new and unique line of wines. All of the vineyards contributing to this project are farmed organically.


• 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 off 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

• Aged in barrel for 8 years before bottling


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

Côtes du Jura “Cuvée de Garde”:
• Made in an oxidative style, wine remains sous voile for 48 months in demi-muid

Côtes du Jura “Les Terrases de Chalandina”:
• Made in an oxidative style, wine remains sous voile for 48 months in demi-muid

Côtes du Jura Chardonnay “La Cuvée du Pépe”:
• Aged 8 years sous voile in oak barrels

Vin de France Rouge “J’en Veux Encore”**:
• Aged 10 months in conical wood tank

Vin de France Rouge “Le Jaja du Ben”**:
• Aged 9 months in conical wood tank

Vin de France Rouge “Madelon”**:
• Aged 10 months in foudre

Vin de France Rouge “De Toute Beauté”**:
• Aged 10 months in foudre

Vin de Table Blanc “L’ailleurs”**:
• Aged 12 months in foudre

Crémant du Jura**:
• Aged 4 years sur lattes
• No dosage

Côtes du Jura Blanc “Le Montceau”**:
• Aged 12 months in demi-muid

Côtes du Jura Blanc “Cuvée de Garde”**:
• Aged in 228L oak barrels for 4 years

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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