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Louis Jadot Griottes Chambertin 2009, 750ml (BH90-93, WA90-92) from The BPW - Merchants of rare and fine wines.

Louis Jadot Griottes Chambertin

750ml

Vintage: 2009
Appellation: Gevrey Chambertin, Cote de Nuits

BH90-93, WA90-92
Rated 90-93 points by the Burghound: `This is one of the few wines to display noticeable reduction and it`s enough to knock down the nose though my score assumes that this will be corrected before it is bottled. There is good richness and vibrancy to the solidly wellconcentrated flavors that possess plenty of tannin-buffering dry extract though the palate impression of the finish is still quite firm, all wrapped in a backend that delivers excellent persistence. This is a bit more rough and tumble than one typically sees from a classic Griotte though it does not display any overt rusticity.`Additional Notes from the Burghound: `As I explained in Issue 42, I was concerned about the 2009 Jadot samples that I tasted in February, particularly since a more limited range of samples tasted noticeably better here in the US. Upon consulting with Jacques Lardiere, winemaker and technical director for Maison Jadot, he generously offered to send me the entire range of reds for evaluation at my home offices in California. The reviews that follow are based on those home office tastings. At the time of my February visit in Burgundy Lardiere noted that the 2009 vintage began with a `good bud break that was further encouraged by an excellent growing season. The trap of the vintage however was exactly this, which is to say yields. The trick to making great ?09s was controlling your crop loads. We began picking on the 10th of September with the whites and then moved to the reds. There was actually quite a bit of sorting but primarily for the Cote de Beaune reds as there were some less than fully ripe berries that required excising. Some reds had no chaptalization but on average I added about .5% in potential alcohol though there was absolutely no acidulation. I did a normal vinification for us, which is to say around 25 to 27 days of total cuvaison. Fermentation temperatures went fairly high as a few wines hit 38 to 39? C. While new wood was higher for the whites, it was normal for the reds at around 30%. As to the wines, I really love the energy yet the ?09s are clearly quite powerful. Despite their power and ripeness levels though, they are actually quite elegant as they are not at all heavy or thick. They remind me quite a bit of the ?59s, which is obviously a high compliment.` Now that I`ve had the opportunity to taste the Jadot ?09s twice (and in a few cases, three times), they are less `09-like than the vast majority of wines. Indeed, a number of them taste almost like a hypothetical blend of 2008 and 2009 as the acidities are bright and the tannic structures quite firm without being harsh or aggressive.`


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Louis Jadot Griottes Chambertin

750ml

Vintage: 2009
Appellation: Gevrey Chambertin, Cote de Nuits

BH90-93, WA90-92
Rated 90-93 points by the Burghound: `This is one of the few wines to display noticeable reduction and it`s enough to knock down the nose though my score assumes that this will be corrected before it is bottled. There is good richness and vibrancy to the solidly wellconcentrated flavors that possess plenty of tannin-buffering dry extract though the palate impression of the finish is still quite firm, all wrapped in a backend that delivers excellent persistence. This is a bit more rough and tumble than one typically sees from a classic Griotte though it does not display any overt rusticity.`Additional Notes from the Burghound: `As I explained in Issue 42, I was concerned about the 2009 Jadot samples that I tasted in February, particularly since a more limited range of samples tasted noticeably better here in the US. Upon consulting with Jacques Lardiere, winemaker and technical director for Maison Jadot, he generously offered to send me the entire range of reds for evaluation at my home offices in California. The reviews that follow are based on those home office tastings. At the time of my February visit in Burgundy Lardiere noted that the 2009 vintage began with a `good bud break that was further encouraged by an excellent growing season. The trap of the vintage however was exactly this, which is to say yields. The trick to making great ?09s was controlling your crop loads. We began picking on the 10th of September with the whites and then moved to the reds. There was actually quite a bit of sorting but primarily for the Cote de Beaune reds as there were some less than fully ripe berries that required excising. Some reds had no chaptalization but on average I added about .5% in potential alcohol though there was absolutely no acidulation. I did a normal vinification for us, which is to say around 25 to 27 days of total cuvaison. Fermentation temperatures went fairly high as a few wines hit 38 to 39? C. While new wood was higher for the whites, it was normal for the reds at around 30%. As to the wines, I really love the energy yet the ?09s are clearly quite powerful. Despite their power and ripeness levels though, they are actually quite elegant as they are not at all heavy or thick. They remind me quite a bit of the ?59s, which is obviously a high compliment.` Now that I`ve had the opportunity to taste the Jadot ?09s twice (and in a few cases, three times), they are less `09-like than the vast majority of wines. Indeed, a number of them taste almost like a hypothetical blend of 2008 and 2009 as the acidities are bright and the tannic structures quite firm without being harsh or aggressive.`


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