Discover the grape variety: Callet
This grape variety is native to the Balearic Islands (Spain), more precisely to the island of Mayorque, and has been cultivated for a very long time. It is said to be the result of a natural cross between the Callet Cas Concos (Negrella) and the Fogoneu, the former being in danger of extinction. Callet is hardly known in other wine-producing countries, but in France it should be interesting for the production of original rosé wines that are pleasant to drink.
Informations about the Chateau Jonc-Blanc
The Chateau Jonc-Blanc is one of of the world's great estates. It offers 19 wines for sale in the of Vin de France to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Vin de France
Vin de France is the most basic level of quality for wines from France. These are generally uncomplicated everyday drinks - most often blends, but perhaps also Varietal wines based on a well-known Grape variety such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc. Wines from France are those that do not meet the criteria stipulated by the Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) or Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) laws (see information on French wine labels). This may be because the vineyards are outside the delimited production areas or because the grape varieties or winemaking techniques used do not conform to the rules of the local appellations.
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The word of the wine: Fulfilled
Said of a wine at its peak that is balanced and offers all its aromatic potential.