2002 Louis Jadot - Clos de Vougeot 750ml

France - Burgundy - Cote de Nuits - Vougeot | Grand Cru/ Red / Pinot Noir   |     Watch

BH 90-92   IWC 92(+?)   JR 17.5   WA 92-94   Customer 92
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Professional Reviews For This Wine

Burghound | Rating: 90-92

Very ripe and incredibly earthy aromas lead to perhaps the densest flavors of any wine tasted today. The flavors are also extremely ripe with notes of chocolate, coffee and obvious torrefaction yet like many extremely ripe '02s, the buffering acidity keeps things fresh if not altogether typical. This is extremely concentrated, almost thick and while there is obvious rusticity and a touch of youthful austerity along with stunning length. To be sure, this is no model of elegance but it's impressive in its fashion with big but completely buried tannins.

Drink Dates: 2012-2018
Issue: Issue 14

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International Wine Cellar | Rating: 92(+?)

($90) Bright red-ruby. Fresh but reticent aromas of black raspberry, licorice and minerals. Concentrated, dense and chewy but quite restrained and backward, with little early sweetness. This has a tight kernel of fruit and subtle hints of peat, minerals and earth. A Clos Vougeot with terrific backbone, and a long, aromatic, slowly mounting finish that really saturates the palate.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 119

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Jancis Robinson | Rating: 17.5

Deep, bright crimson. Aromatic and obviously dense and concentrated. Very very full with cherry fruit concentration. Serious obviously but just slightly lacking factor X. Needs time. Tannins still grating. (cask sample)

Drink Dates: 2010-2020
Author: Jancis Robinson

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Wine Advocate | Rating: 92-94

Jadot's delicately spicy 2002 Clos Vougeot is medium to full-bodied, structured and loaded with red cherries, licorice, and earth. This fresh, peppery wine is concentrated, deep, and has terrific mouth-feel as well as a long, suave finish.

Drink Dates: 2007-2017
Author: Pierre Rovani
Issue: 153

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Customer Reviews For This Wine

Rating: 92
Author: Jerry
Trust Rating: 83
Tasted On: 01/19/2009
Drink Dates: 2009-2013

Author: Phillip D
Tasted On: 12/28/2008
Beautifully structured, loads of red berries and spice. Long finish, still young.

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About This Producer

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 microbic 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 Heritiers Louis Jadot, and Domaine du Duc de Magenta. As a negociant-elevateur, 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 Cote de Nuits, Cote de Beaune, Cote Chalonnaise, Maconnais, and Beaujolais.

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