Eugene Carrel, Jongieux Blanc, Savoie, France 2019 100% Jacquère PEAR, MOUNTAIN HERBS, DRY, MINERALLY, LIGHT The Jongieux appellation of Jongieux is located in the alpine French region of Savoy (Savoie) which lies southwest of Geneva, Switzerland. Hailing from between the Rhone river and France’s largest lake, Lake Bourget, the area’s wines can prove difficult to find beyond the region’s borders. The Jacquère grape is a Savoie specialty and produces light-bodied, fragrant wines with flavors of mineral and white flowers – a uniquely alpine treasure! Serving Suggestion: Pan-fried trout. Tomme de Savoie, Boursin, or Gruyere. Pork andouillettes w/ mashed potatoes. Grilled chicken stuffed w/ goat cheese & roasted red peppers.