Vin Jaune


vin joan

A rare, oxidized French white with bizarrely unique aromas. Occassionally, you’ll find it used in cooking where it adds an indescrible nutty taste to classic French dishes.

Primary Flavors

  • Turpentine
  • Dried Pear
  • Rose Candy
  • Fennel
  • Toffee Nut

Taste Profile

Dry

Medium-full Body

Low Tannins

Medium-high Acidity

Over 15% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    45–55°F / 7-12°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Dessert

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    10+ Years

Food Pairing

A favorite wine pairing with Italian pastries and almond biscotti but will also do excellently with soft and somewhat funky cheeses such as Taleggio

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About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly