Louis Jadot Bourgogne Blanc Clos de Loyse Chateau Des Jacques is a white Burgundy produced by Louis Jadot at Chateau des Jacques. Chateau des Jacques was bought by Maison Louis Jadot in 1996 and it is one of the most prestigious wine estates in the Beaujolais area. It consists of some 80 hectares of vineyards spread across six different appellations including Chenas, Fleurie, Morgan and Moulin A Vent. Here Jadot make a range of Beaujolais from their best-selling Beaujolais Villages right up to single vineyard Moulin a Vent and Morgon.
The winemaker and manager at Chateau des Jacques since 2015 is Cyril Chirouze. Chirouze studied winemaking and viticulture in Montepellier at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure Agronomique working at Domaine Piron before joining the winemaking team at Chateau des Jacques in 2007.
The Chardonnay grapes for Louis Jadot Bourgogne Blanc Clos de Loyse Chateau Des Jacques is hand harvested from a “Clos” of 9 hectares (22.5 acres) of vineyards, planted on chalky-clay soils, called the “Le Grand Clos de Loyse”. It is cool fermented and aged in stainless steel vats in order to preserve the freshness of the fruit aromas. It does not undergo complete malolactic fermentation and is bottled young to retain its fresh crisp and fruity style.
Clos de Loyse is suitable for vegetarians.