Wine Domaine Alain Gras, Saint-Romain Blanc AOC, 2016, 375 ml
Reviews of purchase Domaine Alain Gras, Saint-Romain Blanc AOC, 2016, 375 ml
The wine has a beautiful lemon-yellow color.
The wine has a complex, intense fruit flavor. Density and minerality provide long aftertaste.
The bouquet of wine deep, but extremely discreet aromas of citrus, spices, fennel, burnt oak combined with hints of pear and peach.
Wine is served in an elegant and sophisticated dishes, such as crustaceans, fish "poached", scallops Saint-Jacques, foie gras, mature cheeses.
Louis Jadot, Montrachet Grand Cru - a delicious white Burgundy from the best, carefully selected Chardonnay grapes grown in the vineyards of Grand Cru Class in Montrachet - Puligny-Montrachet and Chassagne-Montrachet. Sites are located in the south-eastern slopes of the hills, the soil - chalk, with lots of stones. Fermentation of grapes takes place in stainless steel tanks, after which the wine is aged 18-20 months in oak barrels. Very fruity, well-structured, with pleasant tannins, this wine is both strong and subtle. In good conditions, the wine may be stored and evolve for 15-20 years.
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.
Domaine Alain Gras - a small winery, founded in 1979 and located in Saint-Romain, in the village of postcards, between Meursault and Pommard. The main goal of the company is the production of high-quality wines, which fully reflect the character and potential of the local terroir.
To date, the total area of vineyards is 12 hectares, they are grown for the traditional Saint-Romain grape varieties - Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Wine company Alain Gras can be described in three words: freshness, elegance and fruitiness.