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[mass noun] A strong yellowish white wine made in the Jura region of eastern France.
- ‘Jura wines have their own special characteristics, especially the most outstanding one, the mysterious vin jaune’
- ‘The onions and nuts in caramel highlight its sweetness, the endives offer a contrasting texture, the vin jaune added to sea bass fumet punctuates the different tones of sweetness in the dish.’
- ‘The appellation produces a wide variety of wines including red, rosé, and white wines, sparkling wines, sweet vins de pailles and of course the distinctive vins jaunes.’
- ‘The region's most profound wine, vin jaune, or yellow wine, is hard to find in the United States.’
- ‘Tip: buy a bottle of vin jaune in a wine shop or supermarket and try it on its own.’
- ‘The vin jaune gives the sauce a distinctive, underlying taste that is hard to duplicate with other wines.’
- ‘In Franche-Comté the bird is simmered in vin jaune; and in Alsace in Riesling.’
- ‘Luckily for me and his other friends, he brings back Jura wines - especially macvin and micro-cuvée vins jaunes - that are never imported into Quebec.’
- ‘Film-forming yeasts perform a vital function in the production of wines such as flor sherry, vin jaune, and Tokaji’
French, literally yellow wine.
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