Louis Jadot Bourgogne Pinot Noir Couvent des Jacobins

£19.75 / bottle
£225.15 / case (12+ bottles, 5% off)

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Louis Jadot Bourgogne Pinot Noir Couvent des Jacobins is a blend of wine made from grapes sourced from the Burgundy wine-growing regions of wines from the Cote d’Or and the Cote de Beaune. Wines from Saône et Loire (Mercurey, Buxy) and Irancy bring deep tannins whilst wines frome the Cote de Beaune bring more fruitiness to the final blend.

Louis Jadot is one of the largest and most famous wine producers and negociants in the Burgundy wine-growing region. The origins of the company date back to 1859 when the business was fouded by Louis Henry Denis Jadot. Over time the company has acquired plots of vines is some of the most prestigious vineyards in the region including Beaune Clos des Ursules, Chambertin Clos de Bèze, and many more. Louis Jadot owns or directly controls 120 ha in the Côte d’Or, including over 90 individual vineyard sites, 84ha in the Beaujolais Crus and 18ha in the Mâconnais primarily in Pouilly Fuissé (they own the fantastic Domaine Ferret). Today the business is headed by Pierre-Henry Gagey, son of André Gagey, who was entrusted with the management of Louis Jadot in 1962. Couvent des Jacobins is one of their biggest selling wines.

Louis Jadot Bourgogne Pinot Noir Couvent des Jacobins is made from grapes sourced from different growers in the various different wine-growing areas. Pinot Noir grapes are harvested by hand, the grapes are destemmed and then fermented for 2 weeks in open vats.
The wine is then aged in French oak barrels for 9 to 16 18 months prior to a final blending and bottling by Louis Jadot. This is a wine that can be aged for several years.

Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

Tasting Notes

Louis Jadot Bourgogne Pinot Noir Couvent des Jacobins offers a colour of medium intensity, purplish in its youth changing to ruby and then garnet, after several years in bottle. It is harmonious and balanced, with a plump fruitiness and silky texture offset by round, gentle tannins in a wine of medium body and elegant structure. The very typical, fragrant varietal bouquet is complemented by a deliciously lingering finish.

Food Pairing

Delicious with pâté, roasted vegetable tart, cold meats, charcuterie or hard cheese.

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