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2019 Domaine (Guillaume) Overnoy Rougissime

Jura, FRANCE
$76. 99 Bottle
$923.88 Dozen
ABV: 11.5%
Closure: Cork

The first thing you notice is the name, Overnoy. This one is not to be confused with the legendary estate in Pupillin although Guillame's Grandfather was a brother to Pierre Overnoy and their Poulsard is propagated from cuttings from Arbois-Pupillin. This estate is located in Orbagna, in the south of the Jura in the region of Sud Revermont. Guillaume came back to the family estate in 2013 and has been working full time since then. In 2014 he began conversion of the estate of 5.5 hectares to organic cultivation. They have all five Jura varieties planted and specialize in Trousseau which does particularly well in their area. The vines are grown mostly in Orbagna but they also have a single hectare further north in Cesancey. All vines are hand tended and farmed organically, always have been. Vinification is sensitive, observational, and skilful - generations of experience come in very handy.

Traditional style of red blend, similar to how these wines were made in the Southern Jura days gone by, all vinified together. The Overnoy's blend is 80% Trousseau and the rest Pinot Nor and Ploussard. This is a very attractive wine with a little wild strawberry on the nose with cherry and forest floor complexity, very lifted, clear and pure it is very bright in the mouth with super energy and drive. Lovely clean and pretty this is very tasty and hard to stop drinking.