Wine Louis Jadot, Chambertin Grand Cru AOC, 2008
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Reviews of purchase Louis Jadot, Chambertin Grand Cru AOC, 2008
Wine of deep garnet-red color with cherry reflections.
Taste wine juicy, rich, with a velvety texture, perfectly balanced acidity and a long finish.
The wine has a bewitching scent with notes of ripe cherries, licorice and rose petals, and extended the nuances of tobacco and black tea.
The wine goes well with mushrooms, game, red meats and cheeses.
Grand Cru Shamberten Part of the famous commune of Gevrey-Shamberten - the northernmost in the Côte de Nuits, which includes 26 Premiers Crus and 8 Grands Crus. Origin of the name "Chambertin" associated with the name of one of the owners - Mr. Bertin, who had the idea to plant vineyards in this favorable climate ("Champ de Bertin" - "Paul Bert"). Shamberten vineyard is located on the soil, subsoil which - chalk and surface - clay. This terroir allows you to create powerful and rounded wine.
Vinification Chambertin Grand Cru from Louis Jadot is fermented in barrels for 3-4 weeks and exposure for 18-20 months in oak barrels. The wine has excellent storage capacity - 20 years, during which time the wine is fully revealed in taste and aroma.
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 were Jadot kupeny vineyards - 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.
Today House 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, Louis Jadot House 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 delicate 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 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.