Louis Jadot Aloxe-Corton 2014
Maison Louis Jadot is one of the most trusted and revered wine houses in Burgundy’s Côte d’Or. Frédéric Barnier, Jadot’s esteemed winemaker, and his team balance tradition and technology, focusing on the purest expression of each wine’s terroir. These principles of vinification take the lightest possible hand in winemaking, and produce the essence of fine Burgundy. Founded in 1859, the house now owns 528 acres of vineyards, including 280 acres of the Cote d’Or’s most prestigious Premier and Grand Cru plots.
This Pinot Noir is big and it’s bold, with a splash of cherries, vanilla toasty oak. A real mouthful that deserves a bit of attention when you are feeling like a treat. Aloxe-Corton is a small village belonging to the Côte de Beaune and located at the foot of the famous Corton hill that produces intense and often spicy wines.
The wines produced in Aloxe-Corton usually have a nice aging potential. It is nicely concentrated, well-balanced with cherry aromas.
It is the perfect companion to red roasted meat and small game. It may also be paired with cheese.
Grape Variety: Pinot Noir
Country: Burgundy - France