This clos is not far from the village of Pernand, on calcareous, stony soil. The Croix de Pierre is a large cross at the entrance to the vineyard. Most of the vineyard is planted to Pinot Noir, but this white is made from Chardonnay matured 15 to 18 months in oak barrels.

93 Points
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92 Points
Tasting Note

A well-balanced, straightforward wine with pleasant aromas of white fruit and oak. It will develop in the bottle for 5 to 10 years.

Food Pairing

Serve with white meats, vegetarian fare such as gratins and fresh cheeses such as goat cheese.

Technical Data
APPELLATION: Côte de Beaune Villages

Vineyard Details

Côte de Beaune Village Wines
In the Côte de Beaune, Chassagne-Montrachet, Meursault and Puligny-Montrachet are the three most famous white wine villages. Chassagne-Montrachet, reputed for its great Grands Crus, produces village whites that are the most robust in style. Meursault is often considered masculine in style compared to Puligny-Montrachet, which is charming, elegant and feminine. For red wine, Pommard is the most recognized village of the Côte de Beaune and often considered the most masculine red wine of the Côte. Other Louis Jadot village wines from the Côte de Beaune are: Ladoix (white) Pernand-Vergelesses (red and white) Aloxe-Corton (red) Chorey-lès-Beaune (red) Savigny-lès-Beaune (red and white) Beaune (red and white) Pommard (red) Volnay (red) Auxey-Duresses (red and white) Saint-Aubin (red and white) Santenay (red and white) Côte de Beaune Villages (white)

About the Grape

Chardonnay
Though it has a distinctive profile, Chardonnay reflects other factors such as soil composition and vinification technique. Chardonnay is a reliable, hardy and prolific vine whose only real vulnerabilities are frost and uneven development of fruit.
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