Jurançon Wine

Jurancon is an appellation created in 1936,although there has been viticulture here for centuries, for both dry [sec] and sweet white wines from 25 communes around the village of that name. This is located a couple of miles south of the town of Pau in the foothills of the Pyrennes mountains 30 miles north of the Spanish border. The wines are based on gros and petit manseng and courbu grapes

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Gros Manseng

  • Chenin Blanc

    History of the grape: Modern day French oenologist Pierre Galet states Chenin Blanc has been in France at least since...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Petit Manseng

    This white wine-producing grape is being grown on small acreages in Virginia, notably by Chrysallis Vineyards. The vi...

  • Gamay

    History of the grape: Legend has it that it was brought over by the Romans in the first century BC to the town of Bea...

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  • Uroulat

    A traditional wine-growing father and a daughter who is both modern and devoted …Two personalitie...

  • Clos Thou

    Le Clos Thou doit vraisemblablement son nom à "Raymonde de Thou", propriétaire des lieux dès 1538...

  • Domaine Cauhapé

    A strong attachment with the earth, with the vines and the wine, combined with the magic of our '...

  • Domaine Bellegarde

    Situated between Biarritz and Lourdes in the South-West of France, the Jurançon owes its reputati...

  • La Valoisin

    This winery produces two (sweet and dry) white wines under label "Le Valoisin Jurançon". They are...

  • Domaine Capdevielle

    Un grand vin aux origines anciennes... Les premieres vignes dont an a retrouve la trace en vallee...

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  • Chateau Jolys Cuvee du Bic Jurancon 2016

    Snoothrank:

    I bought this bottle of wine for 8 euros the last time I was in Calais.Jurancon is an appellation created in 1936,although there has been viticulture here for centuries,for both dry [sec] and sweet white wines from 25 communes around the village of that name near the town of Pau not far from the Spanish border.Chateau Jolys is a well known produ... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • I was in Calais last weekend but as I was sharing a small car and with luggage ... ... most expensive a sweet Jurancon at 8 euros,and the cheapest a Fronton at 2 eur Read More

    Forum post in the topic What have you bought lately?


  • Domaine Cauhape 'La Canopee' Jurancon Sec 2008

    Snoothrank:

    I bought two bottles of this wine from the website ... for £10.50.Jurancon is an appellation created in 1936 for both dry [sec] and sweet white wines from 25 communes around the village of that name. This is located a couple of miles south of the town of Pau in the foothills of the Pyrenees mountains 30 miles north of the Spanish border.Henri R... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Stephen, any comments on the Aussie wines and their prices towards the top of ... top of ... Joliette 1974 Jurancon Sec Petit Manseng  |  2 in stock  |  $89.99 Clos Joliette 1979 Jurancon Sec Petit Manseng  |  1 in stock  |  $99.99 Clos Lapeyre - JB Larrieu 2006 Jurancon Sec Cuvee Vitage Vielli  |  2 in stock  |  $19.99 Domaine de la Combe au... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Aussie Wine in the US


  • Yep, you're right DM - I left out fishing! Fishing was my favorite pastime ... Petit Manseng - the grape of Jurancon!  That makes sense as the climate between Shenandoah and southwestern France are pretty similar.And thanks for the welcome Jonderry and Vino!  To answer your question Vino, the main difference between the Finger Lakes district a... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Have enology-related questions?


  • Last night I had a lovely desert wine with my cheese supper. It was a Jurancon from Clos Guirouilh. It was sweet like honey or syrup and there was plenty of a pineapple or apricot  style fruit with some citrus on the finish. I thought it the equal of a good sauternes Read More

    Forum post in the topic Whatcha drinking tonight?


  • Séduction de la Beaugravière Jurançon 2006

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    No written review

    Wine review by Poupee


  • No JD - it's a different domaine. There is very little of the stuff ... as ... as I know it's all in Jurancon and those wines are crazy cheap. Contrast that to something relatively easy to grow like Cab, which consequently commands exponentially higher prices . . Read More

    Forum post in the topic what to drink


  • Camin Larredya 'Costat Darrer' Jurancon Moelleux 2011

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    Wine review by invinoveritas78


  • Clos Guirouilh Jurançon Sec la Peïrine 2013

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    Really nice Jurancon blend of Petite Manseng and Gros Manseng. On the nose there's notes of creamy lemon and a hint of almond. On the palate there is nice lemon pith, honey and a touch of almond. The acidity is nice but not overt and the finish is of medium length with just a slight hint of tannin. Read More

    Wine review by vin0vin0


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