Wine Louis Jadot, Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru AOC, 2012
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Wine of deep ruby red color.
The wine has a rich, well-structured flavor with a silky texture, hints of spice, earth and tobacco, balanced acidity and a long finish.
Rich, seductive aroma of the wine reveals notes of dried cherry and red licorice.
Thanks to the powerful structure and aromatic characteristics of wine are encouraged to apply to the rich dishes such as Boeuf Bourguignon (beef Burgundy), mutton leg, venison, chicken in wine, aged cheeses and pate game.
Charmes-Chambertin - wonderful wine Louis Jadot House, which is made from the finest, hand-picked grapes grown on the same plot of Grand Cru Class, an area of 28.97 hectares. The vineyard is located in the Cote de Nuits, in the south of the commune Gevrey-Chambertin, which is the northernmost among the great communes of Côte de Nuits vineyards here are 26 Premiers Crus and 8 Grands Crus. The main cultivated vineyard Sharm Chambertin is the Pinot Noir category AOC awarded in 1937. «Charmes» comes from «Chaume», which means "straw" or "stalk cereal", it indicates that previously there were fields with grain plantings. Vineyard soil - rocky, well-drained, having in its composition shingles, chalk and clay. Producing wines are characterized by high aroma, tenderness, hints of ripe fruit on the palate and the peak of maturity between 15-20 years.
Sharm Chambertin wine from the House of Louis Jadot made from grapes held strict sorting, fermentation is carried out in vats for 3-4 weeks, aging in oak barrels takes 18-20 months.
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.