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 ...

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