Louis Jadot - Beaune - Les Avaux - 1er Cru

Louis Jadot - Beaune - Les Avaux - 1er Cru - 2016 - 75cl - Onshore Cellars

Louis Jadot - Beaune - Les Avaux - 1er Cru

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The Beaune Les Avaux shows the more feminine side of the appellation. Freshly cut flowers, licorice, sweet red berries and spices all waft from the glass in a feminine, understated style that is highly appealing. The Avaux impresses for its mid-palate pliancy, harmony and seductive personality.
The Beaune Les Avaux shows the more feminine side of the appellation. Freshly cut flowers, licorice, sweet red berries and spices all waft from the glass in a feminine, understated style that is highly appealing. The Avaux impresses for its mid-palate pliancy, harmony and seductive personality.
Type:
Red
Country:
France
Region:
Burgundy
Appellation:
Beaune
Producer:
Louis Jadot
Grapes/Blend:
Pinot Noir
Style:
Premier Cru

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Louis Jadot is a French wine producer based in the Burgundy region. Founded in 1859 by Louis Henry Denis Jadot, the winery has a long history of producing...

Louis Jadot is a French wine producer based in the Burgundy region. Founded in 1859 by Louis Henry Denis Jadot, the winery has a long history of producing high-quality wines. Today, it is one of the most prestigious wine producers in Burgundy and is known for its exceptional wines.

The winery produces a wide range of wines, including both red and white wines. Its flagship wine is the Louis Jadot Beaune 1er Cru, which is made from Pinot Noir grapes grown in the Beaune region of Burgundy. This wine is known for its complex aromas and flavours, which include cherry, raspberry, and earthy notes.

Louis Jadot also produces a number of other red wines, including Gevrey-Chambertin, which is made from Pinot Noir grapes grown in the Gevrey-Chambertin region of Burgundy. This wine is known for its intense aromas of blackberry and black cherry, as well as its firm tannins and long finish.

In addition to its red wines, Louis Jadot also produces a range of white wines. One of its most popular white wines is the Louis Jadot Pouilly-Fuissé, which is made from Chardonnay grapes grown in the Pouilly-Fuissé region of Burgundy. This wine is known for its rich and creamy texture, as well as its flavours of apple, pear, and vanilla.

Louis Jadot uses traditional winemaking techniques to produce its wines. The winery has its own cooperage, where it crafts its own barrels from French oak. The winery also uses a combination of stainless steel tanks and oak barrels to ferment and age its wines.

Louis Jadot's commitment to quality is reflected in its strict vineyard management practices. The winery only uses grapes from the best vineyards in Burgundy, and it carefully selects only the best grapes from each vineyard. The winery also employs sustainable farming practices to ensure the long-term health of its vineyards.

Overall, Louis Jadot is a world-renowned wine producer that is known for its exceptional wines and its commitment to quality. Whether you are looking for a rich and complex red wine or a creamy and flavourful white wine, Louis Jadot has something to offer.

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The French Wine region of Burgundy (aka “Bourgogne”) may be small in size, but its influence is huge in the world of vino. The complexity of Burgundy can cast fear into the heart of even a seasoned wine pro, but fear not – the region need only be as complicated as you want it to be. Yes, it is home to some of the most expensive wines in the known universe, but there are also tasty and affordable wines.

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Pinot Noir originated in Burgundy and these vines cover 34% of the region, accounting for 29% of overall wine production. The red grape does extremely well in limestone and clay soil, which helps create their complexity. Pinot Noir wines from Burgundy range in colour from cherry to brick, are light in body, and typically have red fruit and spicy flavours. Gamay is a red grape also grown in Burgundy, but only makes up 10% of the vines.

Chardonnay is the primary grape for white wines in Burgundy, making up 48% of the vines and 68% of production. Chardonnay appreciates Burgundy’s marl soil, which gives it delicate floral, fruit, and mineral aromas and full-bodied flavours. Aligoté is the second white grape, accounting for 6% grown. {Read more about the ancient Aligoté grape in Burgundy.}

The region does produce a sparkling wine called Crémant de Bourgogne. It can be made from Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Aligoté, Gamay, Sacy, and Melon. Varieties include blanc, blanc de blancs, blanc de noirs, and rosé.

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Beaune is a historic wine appellation located in the heart of Burgundy, France. The region is known for producing some of the finest red and white wines in...

Beaune is a historic wine appellation located in the heart of Burgundy, France. The region is known for producing some of the finest red and white wines in the world, and has a rich history dating back to the Roman era.

The style of production in Beaune is heavily influenced by the unique terroir of the region. The vineyards are situated on a series of hillsides that provide excellent drainage and exposure to the sun, which allows the grapes to ripen fully and develop complex flavors. The soils in Beaune are also rich in limestone, which imparts a distinctive minerality to the wines.

The primary grape varieties grown in Beaune are Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Pinot Noir is used to produce the region's famous red wines, which are known for their rich, complex flavors and aromas of red fruit, earth, and spice. Chardonnay is used to produce the region's white wines, which are known for their crisp acidity, bright fruit flavors, and subtle notes of oak.

The most famous wines from Beaune are its Premier Cru and Grand Cru wines. These wines are made from grapes grown in the best vineyards in the region, and are carefully crafted to showcase the unique terroir of each site. Premier Cru wines are known for their balance of fruit and acidity, while Grand Cru wines are more complex and age-worthy, with layers of flavor that develop over time.

In addition to its red and white wines, Beaune is also known for its sparkling wines, which are made using the traditional method. These wines are crisp and refreshing, with delicate bubbles and flavors of citrus and green apple.

Overall, Beaune is a region that is steeped in history and tradition, and its wines are a testament to the skill and dedication of its winemakers. Whether you are a seasoned wine connoisseur or a casual drinker, a bottle of wine from Beaune is sure to impress.

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