Louis Jadot – Bourgogne – Couvent des Jacobins blanc 2016
Burgundy opens in a bright yellow with slightly green hues, and reveals fruity and woody scents on the nose, with aromas of fresh fruit flesh and fragrant flowers. It reveals a sweet mouth, harmonious, very elegant, endowed with a beautiful afterglow. To enjoy now on a grilled fish
Food and wine pairing: to be enjoyed as an aperitif and will pair perfectly with “hors d’oeuvres”, white meats, poultry, grilled fish, seafood and also goat cheese. After 2/3 years, more sophisticated aromas will develop and this wine will then support more elaborate cuisine.
Characteristics of the wine:
Domain : Louis Jadot
Wine name : Couvent des Jacobins
Vintage : 2016
Designation : Bourgogne
Region : Bourgogne
Color: white wine
Grapes : 100% Chardonnay
Harvest: partly manual
Viticulture: Reasoned without any addition of synthesis. The work is done by tractor or horse for the less accessible vines. No deep plowing, but surface actions to preserve the soil structure
Vinification: Traditional and neat
Degree of alcohol: 12.5%
Aging: 50% in vats and 50% in oak barrels for 8 months
Betta & Desseauve Guide to French wines
Notable Domain (2018 guide): 4 **** Stars
Wine Advocate – Robert Parker
Rated Domain: recommended
About the domain: This prestigious trading house is held with great efficiency by Pierre-Henry Gagey, a man invested and very involved in Burgundy. The house has a range of the most extensive and a beautiful collection of soils, which extends over 220 ha on the main appellations Burgundy. Frédéric Barnier, in charge of winemaking since 2012, gradually imposes his leg by purifying wines. Regularity is one of the strong points of the house.
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