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Special dessert wine from the French wine-growing region of Jura. It is produced there in the four appellations of Arbois, Château-Chalon (considered the best), Côtes du Jura and L'Etoile. The production share is only around three per cent of the total Jura volume. French chemist Louis Pasteur (1822-1895), who was born in this region, was fascinated by the phenomenon of vin jaune. He investigated the complex processes of fermentation on site and made groundbreaking discoveries about the effect of the previously unknown bacteria. The name means "yellow wine"; it is also known as France's "answer to sherry". In contrast to sherry, however, there is no spriting (addition of alcohol).

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