Wine Louis Jadot, Chablis "Fourchaume" 1-er Cru AOC, 2014
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Reviews of purchase Louis Jadot, Chablis "Fourchaume" 1-er Cru AOC, 2014
The wine has a golden yellow color.
The taste of wine is fresh, full-bodied, with a long pleasant aftertaste.
Captures the flavor of the wine delicate notes of flowers and minerals.
The wine will be the perfect pair of fish sauce, white meat, poultry dishes with cream sauce and foie gras.
Chablis region is located in the northern part of Burgundy, halfway between Dijon and Paris. Continental climate with very cold winters, frosty spring and hot summer, and limestone marl soil together form the unique character of Chablis wines. Here are planted 3,500 hectares of Chardonnay, including 856 hectares of Premier Cru and Grand Cru.
Like all Grand Cru wines from Louis Jadot from the Cote d'Or, Chablis 1-er Cru AOC "Fourchaume" vinified in oak barrels and then aged in them for 15-16 months. This wine can be drunk young enough, but it is also perfectly willing to keep their best quality for 10-15 years.
Louis Henry Denis Jadot (Louis Henry Denis Jadot) Louis Jadot house founded in 1859. But the history of this house dates back to 1826, when the family Jadot were bought vineyards - Clos de Ursula Beaune Premiers Crus. Negotsiantsky house 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.
Today the house Louis Jadot 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.
From the beginning, the house of Louis Jadot paid attention to the importance of each Burgundy appellasona - from Grand Cru to regional wines. Burgundy terroir diverse - a mosaic of areas, each of which has its own individual character that deserves respect, and the challenge at home Jadot - allow the wines to express these subtle differences and convey the true spirit of Burgundy, because this great terroir can both be proud of the past and optimistic about the future.
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 home 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 house wine Louis Jadot 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.