Chambertin-Clos-de-Bèze Grand Cru 2018

Louis Jadot Côte d'Or Burgundies

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Region: France / Burgundy / Côte de Nuits Grands Crus
Grapes: 100% Pinot Noir

Gevrey-Chambertin, in which lies the Grand Cru vineyard of Chambertin-Clos-de-Bèze, is the most northern of the great communes of the Côte de Nuits and includes 26 Premiers Crus and 8 Grands Crus. The vineyard faces east. Pinot Noir grapes are fermented in vats for up to 4 weeks, then the wine is aged 18 to 20 months in oak barrels before bottling.

98 Points

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2018 vintage
94 Points

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2018 vintage
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harvest note

This was a very warm and dry vintage with a few violent storms. Production volumes were reduced, however quality within the red wines is very high.

tasting note

This is an elegant and powerful red wine with classic bing cherry fruit coupled with truffle and brown spice notes over a long and complex finish.

technical data

GRAPES: 100% Pinot Noir
APPELLATION: Chambertin Clos de Beze Grand Cru AOP
PH: 3.48
ACIDITY: 3.35 g/l
ABV: 14.07%
AGING: In oak casks, 30% new, for 16 months
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 0.3 g/l

points of distinction

  • A famous and trusted appellation for top red Burgundy
  • Jadot expertise and vineyard holdings here guarantee best quality
  • Enjoyable upon release but also capable of long-term aging.
  • Village-level wines overdelivered in 2019
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"My aim is to craft enchanting wines that taste of the great diversity of Burgundy."

– Frederic Barnier, Winemaker

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