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2015 Jadot Ch. Des Jacques Morgon Cote du Py Beaujolais

2015 Jadot Ch. Des Jacques Morgon Cote du Py Beaujolais

92 Points Wine Enthusiast
2015 Jadot Ch. Des Jacques Morgon Cote du Py Beaujolais
92 Points Wine Enthusiast

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A rich and complex Gamay Noir from one of the best Crus in Beaujolais. Cote de Py is considered the best site within the Morgon appellation. These vineyards above the village of Villié Morgon have granite-based soils of sandy loam, shist and clay, with the locality's iron influence allowing an earthy-mineral depth added to the darker ripe fruit of this generous style. Exceptional and promising for this low price!

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$49.99 in mixed 6+ or $55.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Gamay Noir

Its Origins

The historic Château des Jacques estate, located in the village of Romanèche-Thorins in the Moulin-à-Vent appellation, is widely recognized as the most prestigious estate in Beaujolais. It was purchased by Louis Jadot in 1996, at which time Maison Louis Jadot became the first Burgundy house to own a major Beaujolais vineyard. In 2001, Louis Jadot bought another well-located vineyard in Morgon. In 2008, both vineyards, which were under the same management, were regrouped under one identity: the Château des Jacques Estates. Château des Jacques’ practices have been attributed with revolutionizing the winemaking of Beaujolais. They have notably raised the bar, applying Burgundian methods of winemaking that were once traditional in the region. These include long macerations of one month, with pump-overs, to extract color, aroma and tannins from the fruit, as opposed to the regional norm of 10- to 12-day macerations. Wild yeasts are used for fermentation, and this is extended longer than is typical in Beaujolais. Aging in oak barrels is also unusual for the area; Château des Jacques’ wines are barrel aged for 10 months to lend complexity to the wines. The chateau's barrel cellar proves that its Beaujolais wines have always been vinified like wine from the Côte D’Or. These processes create wines that can take decades of bottle aging.

What The Critics Say

92/100 Wine Enthusiast

"Owned by Beaune merchant Louis Jadot, this cru estate produces some impressive wines. While its alcohol is excessive for a Beaujolais, it wears its power well. The black plum fruit and tannins from wood aging that are still very present will soften over the next year to give a rich generous wine with a style that is Burgundian rather than traditional Beaujolais. Drink from 2018."

16.5/20 Jancis Robinson MW

"Tank sample. Dark crimson. Sweet, charming fruit with some ‘minerality’. Racy, pacy and I’m sure it will eventually be rewarding." Drink 2019 - 2027

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Gamay

  • Colour

    Red

  • Region

    Beaujolais

  • Closure

    Cork

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Alcohol

    15.00

  • Maturity

    2018 - 2027

This Wine Goes Well With

with DUCK
with GAME
with PORK

Taste

4

Delivery & Returns

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If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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