The best wines of Jura

Discover the best wines of Jura as well as the best winemakers of Jura and estates of Jura to visit. Explore the popular grape varieties in Jura and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Top wines of Jura by region

Looking for a good wine of Jura among the top wines in the region? Check out our tops of the best red, white or effervescent wines of Jura. Also find some food and wine pairings that may be appropriate with these exceptional wines. Learn more about the region and the wines of Jura with technical and enological descriptions.

Great red wines of Jura

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Food and wine pairing with a red wine of Jura

Red wines from the region of Jura go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, veal or pork such as recipes of beef meatballs with mint curry, sauté of veal with mushrooms or eggs in meurette.

Organoleptic analysis of red wine of Jura

On the nose the red wine of the region of Jura. often reveals types of flavors of cherry, tropical fruit or blood orange and sometimes also flavors of violet, tobacco or nutty.

The best vintages in red wine of Jura

  • 2019 With an average score of 4.30/5
  • 1976 With an average score of 4.30/5
  • 2002 With an average score of 4.20/5
  • 2017 With an average score of 4.16/5
  • 2004 With an average score of 4.10/5
  • 2005 With an average score of 4.04/5

The most used grape varieties in red wine of Jura

  • Trousseau
  • Poulsard
  • Pinot Noir
  • Gamay

The best wineries and winemakers for red wine of Jura

A wine route planned in the region of Jura? Here are the wineries to visit and the winemakers to meet during your trip in search of the best red wine of Jura.

Discovering the wine region of Jura

The Jura is a small wine region in eastern France that is responsible for some very special and traditional wine styles. It is close to the Swiss Jura, but quite distinct from it. Wedged between Burgundy to the west and Switzerland to the east, the region is characterized by a landscape of Wooded hills and the winding topography of the Jura Mountains. The Jura vineyards cover just over 1,850 hectares, forming a narrow strip of land almost 80 km Long from North to South.

The total area is steadily increasing, but is still less than one-tenth of the area planted with vines two centuries ago, before Phylloxera decimated the region's vineyards. Jura wines are sold under five main appellations, the most important of which are Arbois">Arbois and Côtes du Jura. Five main Grape varieties are used in the region's wines - three traditional and two more modern imports. The first of the local varieties is Poulsard (or Ploussard as it is called in the communes of Arbois and Pupillin), a red grape that accounts for about a fifth of the region's plantings.

Great white wines of Jura

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Food and wine pairing with a white wine of Jura

White wines from the region of Jura go well with generally quite well with dishes of poultry, mushrooms or mild and soft cheese such as recipes of chicken tagine with lemon confit (marrakech style), white lamb kidneys with parsley cream or toasted bagel with smoked salmon.

Organoleptic analysis of white wine of Jura

On the nose the white wine of the region of Jura. often reveals types of flavors of citrus, mushroom or flint and sometimes also flavors of oaky, salt or cheese. In the mouth the white wine of the region of Jura. is a with a nice freshness.

The best vintages in white wine of Jura

  • 1995 With an average score of 4.80/5
  • 1997 With an average score of 4.70/5
  • 2002 With an average score of 4.52/5
  • 2004 With an average score of 4.42/5
  • 2005 With an average score of 4.41/5
  • 2003 With an average score of 4.40/5

The most used grape varieties in white wine of Jura

  • Chardonnay
  • Savagnin

The best wineries and winemakers for white wine of Jura

A wine route planned in the region of Jura? Here are the wineries to visit and the winemakers to meet during your trip in search of the best white wine of Jura.

Discover the grape variety: Pinot noir

Pinot noir is an important red grape variety in Burgundy and Champagne, and its reputation is well known! Great wines such as the Domaine de la Romanée Conti elaborate their wines from this famous grape variety, and make it a great variety. When properly vinified, pinot noit produces red wines of great finesse, with a wide range of aromas depending on its advancement (fruit, undergrowth, leather). it is also the only red grape variety authorized in Alsace. Pinot Noir is not easily cultivated beyond our borders, although it has enjoyed some success in Oregon, the United States, Australia and New Zealand.

Great sparkling wines of Jura

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Food and wine pairing with a sparkling wine of Jura

Sparkling wines from the region of Jura go well with generally quite well with dishes of shellfish, poultry or appetizers and snacks such as recipes of scallops with chorizo sauce, chicken drumstick with bacon or cheese gougères.

Organoleptic analysis of sparkling wine of Jura

On the nose the sparkling wine of the region of Jura. often reveals types of flavors of cream, lemon zest or citrus fruit and sometimes also flavors of red fruit, floral or biscuits. In the mouth the sparkling wine of the region of Jura. is a powerful with a nice vivacity and a fine and pleasant bubble.

The best vintages in sparkling wine of Jura

  • 2017 With an average score of 4.10/5
  • 2012 With an average score of 3.99/5
  • 2015 With an average score of 3.96/5
  • 2011 With an average score of 3.94/5
  • 2016 With an average score of 3.90/5
  • 2013 With an average score of 3.90/5

The most used grape varieties in sparkling wine of Jura

  • Chardonnay
  • Pinot Noir
  • Poulsard
  • Trousseau

The best wineries and winemakers for sparkling wine of Jura

A wine route planned in the region of Jura? Here are the wineries to visit and the winemakers to meet during your trip in search of the best sparkling wine of Jura.

The word of the wine: Raw

A term whose meaning varies according to the region (terroir or estate), but which everywhere contains the idea of identifying a wine with a specific place of production.

Great pink wines of Jura

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Food and wine pairing with a pink wine of Jura

Pink wines from the region of Jura go well with generally quite well with dishes of veal, pork or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of veal fillet stroganoff, delicious marinated pork chops or deer jig.

Organoleptic analysis of pink wine of Jura

On the nose the pink wine of the region of Jura. often reveals types of flavors of minerality, earth or tree fruit and sometimes also flavors of citrus fruit, watermelon or red fruit.

The best vintages in pink wine of Jura

  • 2016 With an average score of 4.05/5
  • 2018 With an average score of 3.61/5
  • 2015 With an average score of 3.60/5

The most used grape varieties in pink wine of Jura

  • Pinot Noir
  • Trousseau
  • Poulsard
  • Malbec
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Merlot

The best wineries and winemakers for pink wine of Jura

A wine route planned in the region of Jura? Here are the wineries to visit and the winemakers to meet during your trip in search of the best pink wine of Jura.

Discover the grape variety: Malbec

Malbec, a high-yielding red grape variety, produces tannic and colourful wines. It is produced in different wine-growing regions and changes its name according to the grape variety. Called Auxerrois in Cahors, Malbec in Bordeaux, it is also known as Côt. 6,000 hectares of the Malbec grape are grown in France (in decline since the 1950s). Malbec is also very successful in Argentina. The country has become the world's leading producer of Malbec and offers wines with great potential.

Great sweet wines of Jura

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Food and wine pairing with a sweet wine of Jura

Sweet wines from the region of Jura go well with generally quite well with dishes of pork, rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) or vegetarian such as recipes of sausages with kale, spinach, smoked salmon and ricotta lasagne or magic cake cheese quiche.

Organoleptic analysis of sweet wine of Jura

On the nose the sweet wine of the region of Jura. often reveals types of flavors of peach, lemon or spices and sometimes also flavors of black fruit, apricot or citrus. In the mouth the sweet wine of the region of Jura. is a powerful with a nice freshness.

The best vintages in sweet wine of Jura

  • 1990 With an average score of 4.70/5
  • 1996 With an average score of 4.39/5
  • 1992 With an average score of 4.34/5
  • 2002 With an average score of 4.30/5
  • 1983 With an average score of 4.30/5
  • 1995 With an average score of 4.30/5

The most used grape varieties in sweet wine of Jura

  • Savagnin
  • Chardonnay
  • Poulsard
  • Pinot Noir
  • Sauvignon Blanc

The best wineries and winemakers for sweet wine of Jura

A wine route planned in the region of Jura? Here are the wineries to visit and the winemakers to meet during your trip in search of the best sweet wine of Jura.

The word of the wine: Thinning out

Operation consisting in eliminating the suckers that grow on the vine stocks.

Great natural sweet wines of Jura

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Food and wine pairing with a natural-sweet wine of Jura

Natural sweet wines from the region of Jura go well with generally quite well with dishes of pork, rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) or vegetarian such as recipes of old-fashioned pork roll, salmon with honey and soy or mushroom, bacon and gruyere quiche.

Organoleptic analysis of natural-sweet wine of Jura

On the nose the natural sweet wine of the region of Jura. often reveals types of flavors of microbio.

The best vintages in natural-sweet wine of Jura

  • 2012 With an average score of 4.10/5
  • 2016 With an average score of 3.90/5
  • 2014 With an average score of 3.90/5
  • 2015 With an average score of 3.80/5
  • 2013 With an average score of 3.70/5

The most used grape varieties in natural-sweet wine of Jura

  • Savagnin
  • Chardonnay

The best wineries and winemakers for natural-sweet wine of Jura

A wine route planned in the region of Jura? Here are the wineries to visit and the winemakers to meet during your trip in search of the best natural-sweet wine of Jura.

Discover the grape variety: Trousseau

Trousseau noir is a grape variety that originated in France (Jura). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small bunches, and grapes of medium size. Trousseau noir can be found in many vineyards: Jura, South-West, Cognac, Bordeaux, Rhone valley, Loire valley, Savoie & Bugey, Beaujolais, Provence & Corsica, Languedoc & Roussillon.

News from the vineyard of Jura

Alsace’s Domaine Zind-Humbrecht: 2019 releases tasted

It is always reassuring to find flourishing examples of family continuity in French wine estates. At the famous Domaine Zind-Humbrecht in Alsace, Pierre-Emile Humbrecht is the latest to join the family business. In preparation, he studied at the Changins School of Viticulture and Enology in Switzerland and then completed internships at wine estates, beginning with Thérèse Chappaz in that same country for 18 months, followed by a six-month period at Domaine Tissot in the Jura and then nearly eigh ...

Alsace’s Domaine Zind-Humbrecht: 2019 releases tasted

It is always reassuring to find flourishing examples of family continuity in French wine estates. At the famous Domaine Zind-Humbrecht in Alsace, Pierre-Emile Humbrecht is the latest to join the family business. In preparation, he studied at the Changins School of Viticulture and Enology in Switzerland and then completed internships at wine estates, beginning with Thérèse Chappaz in that same country for 18 months, followed by a six-month period at Domaine Tissot in the Jura and then nearly eigh ...

Major Champagne merger for Nicolas Feuillatte to go ahead

Nearly 9% of Champagne’s vineyard area will be covered by the merger between Centre Vinicole – Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte and the Coopérative Régionale des Vins de Champagne (CRVC), which includes the Champagne Castelnau label. A deal was delayed earlier in 2021, but the merger has now been approved by the two companies’ extraordinary general assemblies. It is expected to be effective from 31 December. Together, the two groups will create a new cooperative, ‘Terroirs et Vigne ...

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