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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  • Tannat

    History of the grape: Tannat has been growing in southwest France for many centuries. The grape has the distinction o...

  • 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...

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  • Uroulat

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

  • Confrérie du Jurançon

    Confrérie du Jurançon is located in city Monein in Jurançon region of France. This winery covers ...

  • Domaine Bellegarde

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

  • Domaine E. Gaillot

    Exploitation transmise de génération en génération depuis le XVIIème siècle, la vigne y a toujour...

  • La Valoisin

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

  • Domaine Cauhapé

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

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  • Chamarre Jurancon Tradition 2003

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    Wine review by SLKimball


  • Chamarre Jurancon Tradition 2003

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    Pineapple, mango - very lush. Sweet, but not sickening or cloying. A very pleasant surprise. Looking forward to my next bottle - this time with a triple creme bleu cheese and a crusty baguette. Read More

    Wine review by Juls2


  • Château Jolys Jurançon Jurançon 2006

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    Wine review by Lord Kangana


  • Chamarre Jurancon Tradition 2003

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    An excellent white dessert wine. Sweet but not cloying. Tropical fruit and pastry notes. Read More

    Wine review by Ibn Shisha


  • Mantoulan 2007

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    Great wine! Perfect balance of white fruit aromas, apricot and flowers, good acidity on the finish. Read More

    Wine review by FrederiqueA


  • Vitatge Vielh 2005

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    Subtle white fruit aromas and fresh on the palate. Read More

    Wine review by FrederiqueA


  • Clos Lapeyre Jurançon Sec 2005

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    A wonderful fruity and well-balanced wine, a pleasant discovery from the Jurançon region of France. Read More

    Wine review by FrederiqueA


  • Chateau de Jurque Jurancon Sec 2007

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    Very expressive crispy wine with strong hints of lemon and minerals in both taste and smell, but also a somewhat bitter taste not unlike grapefruit.Very light and pale colour, very clear. Some semblances of sauvignon blanc from the Loire, but also a bit like a chenin blanc from the same region. This gros / petit manseng wine from the South West... Read More

    Wine review by torchtaker


  • Château Jolys Jurançon Jurançon 2006

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    Wine review by nventure


  • Chamarre Jurancon Tradition 2003

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    Full nose of banana, mango and butterscotch, which continue on the palate and finish. Very ripe, and while viscous, it is not overly sweet, which adds to its appeal. Read More

    Wine review by ONUMello


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