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2002 Louis Jadot Musigny Grand Cru

  • 97 WA
  • 95 IWC
  • Variety
    Pinot Noir
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SKU: 55142-2002

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  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 95

    ($220) Good full deep red. Superripe, almost candied aromas of blackberry, violet and bitter chocolate. Dense, silky and sweet but also juicy and light on its feet, with uncanny purity and delineation of flavor. The black fruit and dark chocolate flavors are joined by flowers and blood orange on the back half of this wine, which finishes with uncanny lift and grip and great persistence.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: March/April 2005
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 97

    Sadly, Jadot only produces tiny amounts of Musigny, but those lucky enough to secure some of the 2002 will be enthralled. Its boisterous aromas greet the nose with flowers, spices, raspberries, and cherries. On the palate, this medium to full-bodied effort is coiled, waiting to strike. Cloves, sweet red fruits, candied blackberries, violets, and roses can be discerned in its tightly wound personality. A wine of power and harmony, it is chewy textured, dense and has a firm structure that demands cellaring.
    Author: Pierre Rovani
  • Rating: 96

    A dazzlingly complex and fine nose reveals hints of vanilla and toast yet is absolutely elegant with its incredible breadth of spice-box aromas followed ripe, surprisingly accessible and seductive yet incredibly intense flavors that display marvelous depth and perfect balance. Sappy and sweet yet the powerfully long finish is beautifully detailed and focused. A wine that is at once highly expressive yet a model of grace and understatement and while this will be approachable in a decade, it will last for at least three because of the impeccable balance.
    Issue: 2nd Quarter, 2004
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  • Maison Louis Jadot has been in the town of Beaune since 1859, and has a stellar reputation for producing wines of excellent value. Jadot's principles of vinification balance tradition and technology and focus on the purest expression of the terroir. Jadot aims to cultivate its vines with consideration for the environment and the microbial life of the soils.

    Maison Louis Jadot controls 105 hectares of "domaine" property that is divided into four groups: Domaine Louis Jadot, Domaine Gagey, Domaine des Héritiers Louis Jadot, and Domaine du Duc de Magenta. As a negociant-élévateur, Jadot also cultivates long-term partnerships with many growers which allows the representation of a larger range of appellations. Jadot's portfolio includes wines from regional appellations, Chablis, the Côte de Nuits, Côte de Beaune, Côte Chalonnaise, Mâconnais, and Beaujolais.

    Collector Data For This Wine

    • 79 bottles owned
    • 21 collectors