More information about Clos de la Roche Grand Cru AOC - Louis Jadot
In the glass, the Clos de la Roche Grand Cru from the pen of Louis Jadot presents a bright light red color. Swiveling the wine glass, one can perceive a first-class balance in this red wine, as it does not stand out on the walls of the glass, neither watery nor syrupy or liqueur-like. To the nose, this Louis Jadot red wine shows all sorts of raspberries and sour cherries. As if that weren't already impressive, forest floor and leather join in due to the aging in small wooden barrels.
The Louis Jadot Clos de la Roche Grand Cru presents itself to the connoisseur pleasantly dry. This red wine is never coarse or meager, as one might expect from a wine icon wine segment. On the tongue, this balanced red wine is characterized by an incredibly dense texture. The finish of this very ripening red wine from the Burgundy wine region, more specifically from Cote de Nuits and Haute Cotes de Nuits, finally thrills with considerable reverberation. The finish is also accompanied by mineral facets of the limestone-dominated soils.
Vinification of the Clos de la Roche Grand Cru by Louis Jadot
The basis for the balanced Clos de la Roche Grand Cru from Burgundy are grapes from the Pinot Noir grape variety. In Burgundy, the vines that produce the grapes for this wine grow on soils of limestone. Obviously, Clos de la Roche Grand Cru is also determined by climatic and stylistic factors Cote de Nuits and Haute Cotes de Nuits. This French wine can literally be called an Old World wine, which presents itself in an exceptionally impressive way. When perfect physiological ripeness is assured, the grapes for Clos de la Roche Grand Cru are harvested exclusively by hand without the aid of crude and less selective machinery. After the harvest, the grapes arrive at the winery by the fastest route. Here they are selected and carefully crushed. Fermentation follows in stainless steel tanks and small wood at controlled temperatures. Once fermentation is complete, the Clos de la Roche Grand Cru is allowed to further harmonize on the fine lees for 18 months.
Food recommendation for the Louis Jadot Clos de la Roche Grand Cru
This French red wine is best enjoyed at a temperate 15 - 18°C. It is perfect as an accompaniment to stuffed peppers, pumpkin casserole or duck breast with sugar snap peas.
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