Côtes du Jura AOC is the the regional appellation for the Jura region in eastern France, It covers the 105 communes listed below.

Communes: Abergement-le-Grand. | Abergement-le-Petit. | Aiglepierre. | Arbois. | Arlay. | Les Arsures. | L’ Aubépin. | Augea. | Aumont. | Balanod. | Baume-les-Messieurs. | Beaufort. | Bersaillin. | Blois-sur-Seille. | Brainans. | Bréry. | Buvilly. | Cesancey. | Champagne-sur-Loue. | La Chapelle-sur-Furieuse. | Château-Chalon. | Chazelles. | Chevreaux. | Chille. | Chilly-le-Vignoble. | Conliège. | Courbouzon. | Cousance. | Cramans. | Cuisia. | Darbonnay. | Digna. | Domblans. | L’ Étoile. | Frébuans. | Frontenay. | Gevingey. | Gizia. | Grange-de-Vaivre. | Grozon. | Grusse. | Ladoye-sur-Seille. | Lavigny. | Lons-le-Saunier. | Le Louverot. | Macornay. | Mantry. | Marnoz. | Mathenay. | Maynal. | Menétru-le-Vignoble. | Mesnay. | Messia-sur-Sorne. | Miéry. | Moiron. | Molamboz. | Monay. | Montagna-le-Reconduit. | Montaigu. | Montain. | Montholier. | Montigny-lès-Arsures. | Montmorot. | Mouchard. | Nanc-lès-Saint-Amour. | Nevy-sur-Seille. | Orbagna. | Pagnoz. | Pannessières. | Passenans. | Perrigny. | Le Pin. | Plainoiseau. | Les Planches-près-Arbois. | Poligny. | Port-Lesney. | Pretin. | Pupillin. | Quintigny. | Revigny. | Rotalier. | Ruffey-sur-Seille. | Saint-Amour. | Saint-Cyr-Montmalin. | Saint-Didier. | Saint-Germain-lès-Arlay. | Saint-Jean-d’Étreux. | Saint-Lamain. | Saint-Laurent-la-Roche. | Saint-Lothain. | Sainte-Agnès. | Salins-les-Bains. | Sellières. | Toulouse-le-Château. | Tourmont. | Trenal. | Vadans. | Vaux-sur-Poligny. | Vercia. | Vernantois. | Le Vernois. | Villeneuve-sous-Pymont.| Villette-lès-Arbois. | Vincelles. | Voiteur.

Wine production: 2002 503ha produced 22,959hl (14,725 of white wines including Vin Jaune, 7,662hl or red and rosé, and 572hl of Vin de Paille (Guide Hachette des Vins 2004, p.683). Wink Lorch (2014, p.61) says that in an average year Jura produces less than 0.2% of French wine or 10-12 million bottles, of which just over one quarter is sparkling, a similar amount is red or pink wine, 38% is white wine, less than 4% is Vin Jaune, 1% is Vin de Paille, and 6% is MacVin.

Wines

Côtes du Jura Blanc

Côtes du Jura Rosé

Côtes du Jura Rouge

Côtes du Jura Vin de Paille

Côtes du Jura Vin Jaune

Wineries

Certified organic: Claude Buchot.

Bibliography

Oxford Companion to Wine 4th edition ed. Jancis Robinson MW and Julia Harding MW (Oxford University Press, 2015).

Tom Stevenson, The Sotheby’s Wine Encyclopedia 5th Edition (Dorling Kindersley, 2011).

Wink Lorch, Jura Wine (Wine Travel Media, 2014).