Louis Jadot, Chateau des Jacques, Moulin-a-Vent, Beaujolais, France, 2018 through Merchant of Wine.

Louis Jadot, Chateau des Jacques, Moulin-a-Vent, Beaujolais, France, 2018

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Overview of the Wine
Louis Jadot is one of the largest and most famous wine producers and negociants in the Burgundy wine-growing region. The origins of the company date back to 1859 when the business was fouded by Louis Henry Denis Jadot. Over time the company has acquired plots of vines is some of the most prestigious vineyards in the region including Beaune Clos des Ursules, Chambertin Clos de Bèze, Savigny Les Beaune and many more. Louis Jadot owns or directly controls 120 ha in the Côte d’Or, including over 90 individual vineyard sites, 84ha in the Beaujolais Crus and 18ha in the Mâconnais primarily in Pouilly Fuissé. Today the business is headed by Pierre-Henry Gagey, son of André Gagey, who was entrusted with the management of Louis Jadot in 1962 by Madame Jadot following the tragic death of her son.

Grape / Blend
Gamay

Origin
Beaujolais, Burgundy, France

Winemaker's Tasting Notes
2018: Its strong bouquet enchants with red and black and fine spicy notes. The full-bodied and juicy taste has the structure and power typical of a Jadot Moulin-à-Vent. On the palate there are full-fruity nuances of raspberries, blackberries and blackcurrants. The fruit fullness of vanilla, cedar wood and a fine smoke note is underlaid. The tannins are fine-grained and well integrated into the body. The persistent and long finish reveals all the promising potential of this Cru Beaujolais.

91 Points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (2018)

Aromas of blackberries, violets, candied peel and spices introduce the 2018 Moulin-à-Vent, a medium to full-bodied, fleshy wine with succulent acids, a generous core of fruit and fine, powdery tannins. This is a pure and generous, comparatively fruit-driven wine from the Château des Jacques.

90 Points - Wine Spectator (2018)

Pureed black cherry and raspberry notes are backed by plush tannins and vivid acidity. Rich accents of anise and dried violet give depth through the finish. Drink now through 2026. 750 cases imported.

Product size: 750ml

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