Domaine Jean Masson "Vieilles Vignes" Apremont Vin de Savoie 2018

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Varietal: Jacquere
Region: Savoie
Color: White
Country/State: France
91+ Our Score (8/2019) A 10th generation vigneron, Jean-Clause Masson crafts this alpine white from very old Jacquere vines located in a cool, high elevation vineyard with large diurnal shifts. This overachiever offers a weightier mouthfeel than you would imagine given its mountainous origin and refreshingly mild 12% ABV. With a yeasty, textural intensity owed to sur-lie aging techniques, there is a huge payoff here for fans of mineral-driven wines like Muscadet, Chablis, Assyrtiko or Etna Bianco. Ethereal in nature, it offers precise notes of crisp apple, quince, white florals and salinity, all complemented by a tropical twist of banana skin. Finishing long and clean, this is an old-world delight!
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1699
750 ML
Available:
~40 bottles | Check all Stores
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Dryness

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Off Dry
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Semi-
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3

Sweet
4
Body

Light
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Light/
Medium
2

Medium
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Medium/
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4

Full
5
Drinkability
Ready to drink now, will improve with more aging
Farming
Organic


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