Beaujolais Villages Primeur. Louis Jadot 2013

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forgettable.

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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

Member Reviews for Beaujolais Villages Primeur. Louis Jadot

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Snooth User: nypoet22
27394681
1.50 5
12/10/2012

forgettable.


Snooth User: Pickit4flavor
1377361229
4.50 5
Vintage: 2012 11/30/2014

wonderfully crisp and tart, yet pleasant throughout the palate. very drinkable and soon one is farther into the bottle than intended.


Snooth User: Maija987
149708048
3.00 5
Vintage: 2012 06/07/2014

Light, fruity, almost watery, slightly tart, not bitter.


Snooth User: jhauck
134005325
4.00 5
Vintage: 2011 09/08/2013

Great dinner/anytime wine. Bouquet: Fruity with hints of cherry. Subtle earth aromas. Palate: Medium-sweet. Slightly crisp. Somewhat smoky with hints of cherry/berries. Medium body. For the price a wonderful value.


Snooth User: worldsmith
933269938
2.50 5
Vintage: 2011 10/12/2014

A fruity featherweight of a red. Smooth mouthfeel with light tannic grip on finish. Bright acidity throughout - in fact, I found my glass too acidic if not allowed to breathe, though at 2 years after release this Beaujolais is nearing the end of its viable lifespan.


Snooth User: RandyFisher
1073394570
3.50 5
Vintage: 2011 11/29/2013

This is fruitier the the beaujolias I have had before. A big hit with my turkey group of red drinkers. Would definitely buy again.


Snooth User: sammy2co
1274757398
4.00 5
Vintage: 2011 04/26/2013

Great nose, floral yet earth. Taste of berries with a long finish. A great value for very good wine.


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External Reviews for Beaujolais Villages Primeur. Louis Jadot

External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2011 05/29/2014

This brilliant garnet wine is bright and fresh, with ripe, supple crushed strawberry flavors underscored by zesty nuances of peppercorns, gentle tannins and a clean acidity, finishing on a succulent, refreshing note. - Winery ** SOLD OUT **


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2011 01/03/2013

This brilliant garnet wine is bright and fresh, with ripe, supple crushed strawberry flavors underscored by zesty nuances of peppercorns, gentle tannins and a clean acidity, finishing on a succulent, refreshing note. - Winery


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2010 01/03/2012

The broad Beaujolais-Villages Blanc appellation does no justice to this elegant estate Chardonnay, more an unusual white Burgundy with stature and grace. Its light scents are touched by fresh mushroom and a wild fruit aroma that clarifies into kumquat and dried pineapple later in the finish. In the middle, therersquo;s a full, nutty richness that broadens on the palate, held tight along a gunflint edge. The gunflint and the exotic fruit last for minutes, transitioning from an actual taste to a memory. Itrsquo;s not a forceful wine; rather itrsquo;s gentle and distinctive.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2010 01/03/2012

Found on restaurant lists worldwide, Jadotrsquo;s signature Beaujolais is deservedly considered to be the perfect wine match for every menu. Its pleasant, light fruitiness and gentle texture put almost any food in its best light and provide a refreshing alternative to heavier and sometimes overpowering Cabernets and Merlots.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2010 01/03/2012

The slightly darker-colored and more serious 1999 Beaujolais-Villages is tighter and more structured. Black cherries and grapes are found in its silky-textured, medium-bodied character. Drink this excellent value between 2001 and 2004.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2010 01/03/2012

Dark cherry flavors balance a light, brisk acidity in this dry, earthy style of Beaujolais. The fruit flavors are gentle and restrained.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2010 01/03/2012

Beaune-based Louis Jadot has upgrades its Beaujolais operations in recent years, seeing an opportunity for growth. The 2002 vintage of its flagship Beaujolais, Chacirc;teau des Jacques, hasnrsquo;t been released yet, but this fine Beaujolais-Villages shows that the commitment to quality is real. The glass overflows with blackberry and black cherry aromas, while in the mouth the wine is clean, fresh and charming.


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