2005 Louis Jadot - Gevrey-Chambertin Clos St Jacques 1er Cru 750ml

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Professional Reviews For This Wine

International Wine Cellar | Rating: 95

($125) Deep red. The nose offers an essence of Clos Saint-Jacques: raspberry, cherry, rose petal, minerals and smoke, plus a whiff of fresh leather. Wonderfully sweet but at the same time sharply delineated, conveys a nearly saline impression of extract. An ineffable floral element provides captivating inner-mouth perfume. Utterly seamless wine that finishes with perfectly harmonious tannins and palate-staining aromatic character. This is too sexy now but I'm not complaining.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 137

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Jancis Robinson | Rating: 18

Intense and deep flavoured, with hints of kirsch and still some fine oak too. Very serious and long term. Very find tannins there in abundance. Long and well constituted. Pretty impressive! Long and with lovely freshness on the finish.

Drink Dates: 2015-2028
Author: Jancis Robinson

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Collector Reviews For This Wine

Rating: 93
Author: Joe
Tasted On: 07/07/2009
Was either never accessible or went into lockdown for a long snooze. Intense, medicinal, slightly bitter. Long, persistent finish, though. Elements for a great bottle are there, but I won't peak for 5 years+. Educational exercise and a good lesson regarding young Jadot wines.

Rating: 93
Author: Lewis Ken
Trust Rating: 92
Tasted On: 07/01/2011

Rating: 92
Author: Bonbu Lee
Trust Rating: 91
Tasted On: 06/19/2009
Syrupy aroma of strawberry, dates, apple and honey. The aroma was sweet and seductive. The wine has good mouth feel, nice weight and intensity, with good fruit purity on the palate. The fruit flavors on the palate, however, are not as apparent as what the aroma would suggest. The wine on the palate felt like it had a nice coolness in the middle, with some dark character or fruit surrounding it. About a 20 second finish, decent. The wine could use more polish and complexity, and also, could use more decanting or bottle age to show more. Decanting only about 2 hours were not enough for this.

Average rating: 93, based on 5 reviews

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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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Wine Varietal: Pinot Noir

Notorious for its fickle growing patterns, Pinot Noir vines prefer long, cool growing conditions and tend to mutate easily, leaving behind numerous clones and inconsistent flavor profiles. Although it is one of the three major varieties used in Champagne production, Burgundy is the traditional home of Pinot Noir. The 30-mile stretch of hills known as the Cote d'Or is valued as the world's premier production area. Pinot Noir is planted all over the world. In the United States, Sonoma, the Russian River Valley, Carneros and the Willamette Valley produce top-notch wines from this variety. Other notable countries include New Zealand, Australia, and Chile. Typical descriptors for Pinot Noir include strawberry, raspberry, cherry, mushroom, and meaty notes.

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