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  • n. A variety of white wine grape with green-skinned berries grown mostly in the Jura region of France, where it makes the famous vin jaune and vin de paille.


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  • Further reading: “Albariño and Savagnin, Mencía and Jaen” [Jancisrobinson. com]

    I can’t believe it’s not Albariño! | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • As soon as I thought about it, I thought a Savagnin from Jura would do the trick.

    Cucumber soup: impossible food-wine pairing?!? | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • Made from the Savagnin grape variety, according to "The Oxford Companion to Wine," the grapes are picked well-ripened and then fermented as normal.

    The Winter Aperitif

  • Filed under "oops" - Australia in 2009 acknowledged that much of what was planted as the popular Albarino grape was in fact Savagnin.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Next time I'd put this bizarre blend - Savagnin made under the region's traditional yeast veil plus a more standard Chardonnay - with a miso-based broth.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Wine producers learn their Albariño might be Savagnin; others ask what the difference is


  • Savagnin is a grape with a remarkable personality.

    A Wine Story

  • Walk into any sophisticated wine shop and tell the clerk you are going to test someone's blind tasting skills, and they will put a bottle of a wine called Vin Jaune, made from the Savagnin grape, in your hand.

    A Wine Story

  • And Pinte's Savagnin is salty and nutty and exceptionally pure, with curry spice notes, feeling quite lean on the nose, but full and rich in the mouth.

    Brooklynguy's Wine and Food Blog

  • Get his scores and tasting notes Growers shocked that Albariño plantings are actually Savagnin; financial repercussions loom Excellent red wine values from France's Rhône Valley, most priced less than $20



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