Louis Jadot Chassagne Montrachet Chenevottes 1er Cru is a white Burgundy from the village of Chassagne Montrachet, situated in the south of the Cote de Beaune. It is one of the five villages of the prestigious “Cote des Blancs” .
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, Savigny Les Beaune 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. 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.
The Chenevottes vineyard has an easterly and south-easterly aspect with clay and limestone soils. It is situated in the valley between Montrachet and Chassagne. After harvest the wine is fermented in oak barrels and then aged in oak barrels for a further 14 months prior to bottling.