Chateau Chalon & Vin Jaune

One day Napoleon said to the Prince of Metternich: “You really serve the best wine in the world here!”. Reacting to this comment, the prince stated that “the best wine in the world doesn't come from here on the Johannisberg [Johannes mountain], but rather from a small town in your kingdom named Château Chalon."

This French wine is characterized by subtle hazelnut, walnut, tobacco and often also 'curry' aromas.

In order to be even more accurately informed than most French wine experts, it should be noted that the flavor of this wine is most directly influenced by the flavor of fenugreek, one of the main spices used in preparing Indian curries. Fenugreek is a member of the legume family (like peas and beans) and is used in cuisine in most countries on the planet, whether as a substantial ingredient or simply as a spice. Fenugreek is also used to brew tea and also sometimes for its medicinal purposes.
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A biodynamic wine with extra class!

2005 is the year that Jean Bourdy made the consequential decision to turn his wine-growing domain into a biodynamic wine-producing location (more information can be found in the 'Biodynamic Wine' section of our site). This was no simple decision, since biodynamic wine-growin ...

 $192.50/Liter  $119.50
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The first year of biodynamic wine for the Bourdy vineyard, and a remarkable qual...

This vintage is the exciting result of the first year of the domain's history with bio-dynamic wine-making practices (more information on bio dynamic farming practice can be found in the 'Bio dynamic wine' chapter).The vines experienced few to no averse effects during this f ...

 $231.50/Liter  $143.50
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Blanc Vieux D`Arlay - Bourdy Père et Fils 1899

Blanc Vieux D`Arlay - Bourdy Père et Fils 1899--750mlContain sulfites.

 $2,467.50/Liter  $1,850.50
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An excellent vintage with an above-average harvest!

The harvest was delayed by a week in 1943, in order give the grapes the chance to continue to ripen. On the 23rd of October a wonderful Vin Jaune was harvest, which reached a degree of 15.3° on the Oechsle scale: an excellent rating! The quality as well as the size of th ...

 $1,713.50/Liter  $1,062.50
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Jean Bourdy Château Chalon 1945 Contain sulfites.

Jean Bourdy Château Chalon 1945 Contain sulfites.

 $1,694.50/Liter  $1,050.50
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The 1942 vintage Château Chalon displays a beautiful, golden color and an alluri...

The quality of the wine from 1942 is sensational. Even when many of the vine branches were destroyed in the 1940 frost and never quite regained their fullness, and also contrary to early worries during the winter, the harvest crop was of ample size. The Vin Jaune 1942 from C ...

 $1,733/Liter  $1,074.50
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One of the finest vintages of Château Chalon ever.

The making of Château Chalon is an art, and the Bourdy family have mastered the process of creating these excellent Jura wines. At the distillery, they are left to mature in contact with oak barrels for at least 75 months (6 years), after which the wine is bottled i ...

 $2,118.50/Liter  $1,313.50
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Caude De Gr. Château La Muyre 1966 - 620ml

Caude De Gr. Château La Muyre 1966 - 620ml

 $770/Liter  $477.50
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A savourous 1969 Château Chalon vintage with a unique balance between the aci...

The making of Château Chalon is an art, and the Bourdy family have mastered the process of creating these excellent Jura wines. At the distillery, they are left to mature in contact with oak barrels for at least 75 months (6 years), after which the wine is bottled i ...

 $770/Liter  $477.50
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Jean Pierre Bailly Vin Jaune 1986

Jean Pierre Bailly Vin Jaune 1986

 $363.50/Liter  $229
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Jean Bourdy Château Chalon 1947

Jean Bourdy Château Chalon 1947

 $1,694.50/Liter  $1,050.50
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Jean Pierre Bailly Vin Jaune 1983

Jean Pierre Bailly Vin Jaune 1983

 $379.50/Liter  $239
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The 1953 vintage embodies a beautifully golden color with a lightly green shimme...

Château Chalon's harvested crop diminished just a bit in comparison with the previous year's harvest. The 1953 vintage embodies a beautifully golden color with a lightly green shimmer. Beautiful and pleasant on the nose, the palate enjoys a wonderfully balanced range o ...

 $1,155.50/Liter  $716.50
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Blanc Vieux D`Arlay - Bourdy Père et Fils 1898--750ml

Blanc Vieux D`Arlay - Bourdy Père et Fils 1898--750mlContain sulfites.

 $2,547.50/Liter  $1,910.50
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Thanks to the ideal temperatures in the summer, 1964 was a remarkably good vinta...

The color of this vintage is a thick, glorious gold. Its elegant aroma is nicely complemented with a light touch of lemon on the palate. Thanks to the ideal temperatures in the summer, this is a remarkably good vintage.Contain sulfites.

 $867/Liter  $537.50
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Blanc vieux d’Arlay Bourdy Père et Fils 1900Contain sulfites.

Blanc vieux d’Arlay Bourdy Père et Fils 1900Contain sulfites.

 $2,388/Liter  $1,791
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Jean Bourdy This vintage is characterized by an excellent harvest and therefore...

This vintage is characterized by an excellent harvest and therefore a remarkably good Château Chalon. This particular Vin Jaune vintage is a bit more yellow than golden, the typical tint for Vin Jaune. Just upon opening the bottle, you'll experience an unmistakable and ...

 $693.50/Liter  $430
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Blanc Vieux D`Arlay - Bourdy Père et Fils 1900--750ml

Blanc Vieux D`Arlay - Bourdy Père et Fils 1900--750mlContain sulfites.

 $2,388/Liter  $1,791
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Jean Bourdy This particular year saw a harvested crop of 14 hectoliters and the...

This particular year saw a harvested crop of 14 hectoliters and the Vin Jaune from Château Chalon reached 14° on the Oechsle scale. The magical experience on the palate is mainly thanks to the high summer temperatures.Contain sulfites.

 $559/Liter  $346.50
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Jean Bourdy Vin Jaune 1959

Jean Bourdy Vin Jaune 1959

 $1,117/Liter  $692.50
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Blanc Vieux D`Arlay - Bourdy Père et Fils 1888--750ml

Blanc Vieux D`Arlay - Bourdy Père et Fils 1888--750mlContain sulfites.

 $3,184/Liter  $2,388
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Blanc Vieux D`Arlay - Bourdy Père et Fils 1899

Blanc Vieux D`Arlay - Bourdy Père et Fils 1899Contain sulfites.

 $2,467.50/Liter  $1,850.50
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Wine grown during the "endless summer”: simply extraordinary!

Everyone can remember the summer of 2003:  the so-called “endless summer” brought difficulties not just to humans but also to animals and plant life.  An extended heat wave pervaded the months of June, July and August, and many new temperature and ho ...

 $212/Liter  $131.50
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The 1942 vintage Château Chalon displays a beautiful, golden color and an alluri...

The quality of the wine from 1942 is sensational. Even when many of the vine branches were destroyed in the 1940 frost and never quite regained their fullness, and also contrary to early worries during the winter, the harvest crop was of ample size. The Vin Jaune 1942 from C ...

 $1,733/Liter  $1,074.50
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