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Chassagne Montrachet Chenvottes Louis Jadot 2011

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"The 2011 Chassagne-Montrachet “la Romanée” from Maison Louis Jadot is also a beautiful example of the vintage, offering up a deep and youthful mélange of apple, orange, a deep and very complex base of soil, citrus oils, smoke and vanillin oak. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied and rock solid at the core, with a superb sense of reserve, excellent focus and grip and a very, very long, racy and perfectly balanced finish. This too will be stunning, but it will probably take a couple of years longer to fully blossom than the Caillerets...94" JG 01/13

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Maison Louis Jadot:
  Maison Louis Jadot is a winery that’s proud of its heritage and land. Founded in 1859 by Louis Henry Denis Jadot, Maison Jadot expanded rapidly, taking northern Europe by storm. When his son, Louis Jean Baptiste, took over in 1900, more change took place, and many vineyards were acquired, including Corton Charlemagne and Chevalier Montrachet Les Demoiselles. With the help of Ru... Read more
  Maison Louis Jadot is a winery that’s proud of its heritage and land. Founded in 1859 by Louis Henry Denis Jadot, Maison Jadot expanded rapidly, taking northern Europe by storm. When his son, Louis Jean Baptiste, took over in 1900, more change took place, and many vineyards were acquired, including Corton Charlemagne and Chevalier Montrachet Les Demoiselles. With the help of Rudy Kopf, founder of the Kobrand Corporation, Maison Jadot expanded even further, setting up shop in both England and the U.S. In 1985, Madame Jadot sold the company to Rudy Kopf’s family, ensuring a successful future for the company. The land is very important to Maison Louis Jadot, and making the terroir shine through is always a priority. Maison Jadot identifies with its Burgundy heritage, and all wines are Appellation Contrôlée. The winery controls about 380 acres of land in Burgundy, including Côte d'Or, Mâconnais and Beaujolais. Jacques Lardière, winemaster, works with Christine, Guillaume, and Audrey to ensure that the single-variety wines produced, including Pinot Noir for reds, Chardonnay for whites, and Gamay for Beaujolais, always produce the best, most consistent wines. Read less

"The 2011 Chassagne-Montrachet “la Romanée” from Maison Louis Jadot is also a beautiful example of the vintage, offering up a deep and youthful mélange of apple, orange, a deep and very complex base of soil, citrus oils, smoke and vanillin oak. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied and rock solid at the core, with a superb sense of reserve, excellent focus and grip and a very, very long, racy and perfectly balanced finish. This too will be stunning, but it will probably take a couple of years longer to fully blossom than the Caillerets...94" JG 01/13

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