Louis Jadot Morey Saint Denis 1er Cru Clos des Ormes

Louis Jadot Morey Saint Denis 1er Cru Clos des Ormes

£52.50 / bottle
£598.50 / case (12+ bottles, 5% off)

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Louis Jadot Morey Saint Denis 1er Cru Clos des Ormes is a red Burgundy wine made from vineyards in the Cote de Nuits. The Morey Saint Denis vineyard is situated between Gevrey Chambertin to the north and Chambolle Musigny to the south, in the centre of the Côte de Nuits.

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 vineyards of Morey Saint Denis are very compact and surround the village Morey Saint Denis itself. The village offers 5 Grands Crus and 17 Premiers Crus. Louis Jadot’s “Clos des Ormes” is situated to the north of the vineyard next to the premiers crus of Aux Chezeaux, Aux Charmes, Les Charrières. The soil is clayey-chalk, well-drained.

The grapes for Louis Jadot Morey Saint Denis 1er Cru Clos des Ormes are harvested by hand into small containers to preserve the integrity of the fruit. The grapes are then carefully sorted by hand and then destemmed. The grapes are macerated for 3 to 4 weeks in open top wooden vats and stainless steel vats. There is a twice daily pumping over. The wine is matured in French oak barrels, a third of which are new, from Louis Jadot’s own cooperage (Cadus) for 15 to 18 months.

Orme is the French name for the Elm tree.

This wine is suitable for vegetarians.


			

Tasting Notes

Louis Jadot Morey Saint Denis 1er Cru Clos des Ormes has a superb deep colour. This silky wine demonstrates aromas of small well-ripened red and black berries, as well as hints of spices. Its structure is reminiscent of the wines of Gevrey Chambertin.

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