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Louis Jadot Chardonnay Reserve 'Les Climats' 2004

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Maison Louis Jadot was founded in 1859 by Louis Henry Denis Jadot. He quickly developed a reputation as a high quality producer and his aim was to build his reputation as a top quality winemaker in Burgundy. To achieve this aim he continued to purchase vineyards to add to the family's earlier purchase of Beaune Clos des Ursules and Chevalier Montrachet Les Demoiselles vineyards. His Grandson, who took over at the end of WWII continued to build Louis Jadot's Domaine holdings by acquiring Grand Cru vineyards in Corton Pougets and Corton Charlemagne. The production area for this wine is the Côte d'Or region exclusively (incl. Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune). Les Climats name is a tribute to Burgundy : the word "Climat" refers to a particular vineyard site, expressing its specific terroir. Les Climats is a premium blend of Burgundy appellation, villages and some Premiers Crus. This wine presents a slightly oaky and spicy nose with complex aromas of dry grass, fern and hazelnuts. The Climats Chardonnay exudes elegance, it is structured, pleasant, with a nice acidity and so will be perfectly suited to terrine, grilled fish, poultry or fresh goats cheese.

Region: France » Burgundy

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Color: White
Varietal: Chardonnay
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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

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Snooth User: cormski
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3.50 5
10/05/2008

Fantastic, hints of lychees and apple, beautifully light and crisp, slightly smoked; served with pork and lightly spiced mashed potato (with a teaspoon of salsa de chilli morita) - I thought this a superb wine; ubercool. Around the £20 mark, it's cracking value and still on the rise...



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Maison Louis Jadot was founded in 1859 by Louis Henry Denis Jadot. He quickly developed a reputation as a high quality producer and his aim was to build his reputation as a top quality winemaker in Burgundy. To achieve this aim he continued to purchase vineyards to add to the family's earlier purchase of Beaune Clos des Ursules and Chevalier Montrachet Les Demoiselles vineyards. His Grandson, who took over at the end of WWII continued to build Louis Jadot's Domaine holdings by acquiring Grand Cru vineyards in Corton Pougets and Corton Charlemagne. The production area for this wine is the Côte d'Or region exclusively (incl. Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune). Les Climats name is a tribute to Burgundy : the word "Climat" refers to a particular vineyard site, expressing its specific terroir. Les Climats is a premium blend of Burgundy appellation, villages and some Premiers Crus. This wine presents a slightly oaky and spicy nose with complex aromas of dry grass, fern and hazelnuts. The Climats Chardonnay exudes elegance, it is structured, pleasant, with a nice acidity and so will be perfectly suited to terrine, grilled fish, poultry or fresh goats cheese.

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