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. Today the business is headed by Pierre-Henry Gagey, son of André Gagey, who was entrusted with the management of Louis Jadot in 1962 by Madame Jadot following the tragic death of her son. Louis Jadot Bourgogne Pinot Noir Couvent des Jacobins is one of their biggest selling wines.
Louis Jadot Bourgogne Pinot Noir Couvent des Jacobins is made from grapes sourcd 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.
Louis Jadot Bourgogne Pinot Noir Couvent des Jacobins is suiatbale for vegetarians and vegans.