Located just to the south of Dijon, Fixin is one of the first communal ACs at the beginning of the long chain of 30 villages that forms the Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune. The appellation’s altitude varies from 270-360 meters and its gentle slopes face due east. The soils are limestone containing a few traces of marl. This wine is fermented and aged in oak barrels for 10-12 months before bottling.

Tasting Note

Louis Jadot produces a Fixin with a brilliant yellow color. The wine shows powerful aromas of apple, with orange and apricot notes, and the wine has silky fruit in the mouth, with a firm, balanced and mellow acidity. Kept in good conditions, this Fixin is able to age 5 to 8 years.

Food Pairing

Currently, the Fixin is a perfect partner for fish. When older, it will be excellent with white meats in cream.

Technical Data
APPELLATION: Côte de Nuits Villages

Vineyard Details

Côte de Nuits Village Wines
Jadot’s village wines are grown on an extension of the slopes where the Premiers and Grands Crus are situated. Among the Côte de Nuits villages, Gevrey-Chambertin is the most renowned. Here, Pinot Noir has been refined to a pinnacle of expression. Nuits-Saint-Georges is the southernmost commune of the Côte de Nuits and produces some of its sturdiest and longest-lived wines. Other Louis Jadot village wines from the Côte de Nuits are: Marsannay (red and white) Fixin (white) Chambolle-Musigny (red) Vosne-Romanée (red) Côte de Nuits Villages (red and white)

About the Grape

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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