Wine Louis Jadot, Chevalier-Montrachet "Les Demoiselles" Grand Cru, 2008
Reviews of purchase Louis Jadot, Chevalier-Montrachet "Les Demoiselles" Grand Cru, 2008
The wine has a bright golden color.
The wine has a rich, vibrant, rounded, well-balanced taste with an excellent texture and a pleasant aftertaste.
In a complex bouquet of wine combined flavors of dried flowers, herbs, apricot, peach and licorice.
Wine is best suited to flounder, tuna, risotto, scallops with white truffle, grilled lobster, foie gras, grilled, braised veal and chicken. Recommended decanting an hour before serving.
Chevalier-Montrachet "Les Demoiselles" - a delicious white wine Louis Jadot House, it is made from the best, hand-picked grapes that grow on the same vineyard, located south of the Côte de Beaune, on the top of the slope where the village converge Pyulini- Montrachet and Chassagne-Montrachet. It has small size, only 0.5 hectares. Jean-Baptiste Louis Jadot bought the vineyard in 1913, two sisters, and decided to call it "Les demoiselles" ("girl"). Vineyard once belonged to his grandfather, Louis Jean-Baptiste, who acquired it in 1845. The subsoil of the vineyard - chalky, stony, with stunning drainage. Exposure - south, south-east. Wine Chevalier Montrachet "Les Demoiselles" is created exclusively from Chardonnay grapes - the king of white Burgundy wines. Fermentation and aging take place in oak barrels where the wine spends 15-18 months prior to bottling. As a result of such a process vinification of grapes stored unique characteristics. The wine from this Grand Cru is produced in strictly limited quantities, which are superior to many vintages concentration and complexity of the great wines of Montrachet.
Chevalier-Montrachet "Les Demoiselle" different bright color, stunning aroma with hints of toast, honey, rich flavor with fruity notes, elegant and velvety finish. This wine has excellent potential exposure, at least 15-20 years, at a controlled temperature and humidity. Vintage 2008 will be at the peak of zrosti in the period from 2013 to 2021.
Louis Henry Denis Jadot (Louis Henry Denis Jadot) founded by Louis Jadot House in 1859. But the history of this house dates back to 1826, when the family vineyards were purchased Jadot Clos de Ursula Beaune Premiers Crus. House Negotsiantsky running Louis Jadot expanded rapidly with a focus on the markets of northern Europe - the territory, which was well-known Louis, as his family came from Belgium. His son, Louis Jean-Baptiste, took over the reins of the company in 1900 and began to expand its activities, buying numerous vineyards, including Corton-Charlemagne and Chevalier-Montrachet "Les Demoazel."
The next generation under the direction of Louis Auguste Jadot beginning of the development of new export markets, mainly in Britain and the USA, with the help of Rudy Kopf, founder Kobrand Corporation. In 1954, Andre drywall (Andre Gagey) joined the company as Vice Louis Auguste Jadot, and in 1962, after the death of Louis, André becomes director of the House Jadot. In 1970 he hired a young drywall winemaker Jacques Lardera as his assistant, and in 1984 to the company joins son Andre drywall, Pierre-Henri.
In 1985, in order to ensure the company's future, Madame Jadot family decides to sell the company to Rudy Kopf, American importers House Jadot. In 1992, Pierre-Henri drywall became president of the House of Louis Jadot.
Louis Jadot House today owns 154 hectares of beautiful vineyards in Burgundy - Côte d'Or from to Macon and Beaujolais. Due to the high quality wines of Louis Jadot House has an excellent reputation both in France and around the world - including sommeliers, restaurateurs, importers and wine lovers.
In Burgundy wines have always worked with one of the varieties: Pinot Noir - for red, Chardonnay - for whites and Gamay - for Beaujolais. The grapes are harvested by hand, then passed the strict selection. To create a wine glorifying terroir, Jacques Larder working with a team of experienced professionals, together they ensure the success and future of the House Jadot. Since 1995, the company has its own cooperage fishing "Cadus", where are the barrels of oak, which grows in the best forests of France.
All wines Louis Jadot House have the same label - with the image of the head of Bacchus (Bacchus in ancient mythology - the god of wine), a decorative frieze and a special shade of yellow, which makes them easily recognizable. These labels - a sign of commitment to quality, regardless of whether it is simple or grand Burgundy Grand Cru.