Producer: Domaine/Maison Louis Jadot Style: Red Wine Grape Type:Pinot Noir Origin:France Region:Burgundy Appellation: Cote de Nuits
95 Points | International Wine Cellar , March/April 2012
Bright dark red. Lively, deep aromas of dark berries, cherry and blood orange. Broad, vibrant and harmonious, with superb sappiness and mineral tension to the red fruit and floral flavors. Most impressive today on the extremely long, ethereal finish, with leaves the palate coated in mineral dust. In sheer energy, this really transcends the vintage.
The finest red and white wines of Burgundy set the standard for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. At their best, Burgundy wines are the world's most aromatically complex, silky, and seductive wines, thanks to their ineffable combination of fruits, flowers, minerals, and earth, and their ability to project flavor authority without excess weight. But first-rate Burgundies are produced in limited quantities. Burgundy is a minefield for the... Read More »
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