"An easy-drinking wine made with high quality grapes grown in the southern part of Beaujolais. Soils are light, and allow a light, fresh expression of Gamay. The grapes are handpicked in whole bunches and cold soaking is longer than usual for Beaujolais."
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Since 1859, one of the most venerable wine houses in Burgundy.
Jacques Lardière has been Maison Louis Jadot's technical director since 1970. He is acknowledged as one of Burgundy's finest winemakers.
Owns 280 acres of the Côte d'Or's most prestigious Premier and Grand Cru plots.
Places equal importance on the wines of each of Burgundy's appellations, whether village wines or Grands Crus.
Vinification balances tradition and technology, focusing on the purest expression of each wine's terroir.
Restrained use of new oak maturation allows terroir to shine.
In Burgundy's Côte d'Or, where the integrity of the producer is often more important than a renowned appellation or vineyard, Maison Louis Jadot is one of the most trusted and revered wine houses. Jadot's esteemed winemaker, Jacques Lardière, and his team have maintained a balance of tradition and technology in winemaking. This allows Jadot's wines to express the subtle differences between terroirs that are the essence of fine Burgundy.
Founded in 1859, the house has grown through a long-term policy of acquisition or management of exceptional vineyard lands, and now owns 528 acres of vineyards, including 280 acres of the Cote d'Or's most prestigious Premier and Grand Cru plots.