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2008 Louis Jadot Corton Pougets Domain Grand Cru


This is a wine we purchased during our trip to Bourgogne in 2018.

In the glass it presents a deep and lustrous garnet, showcasing its maturity with a slight brickish rim. The viscosity is medium 13% abv.

The nose unfolds with a complex bouquet of dried cherry, blackcurrant, and hints of raspberry, layered with subtle earthy notes of forest floor and truffle. Delicate aromas of cedar and a touch of spice, perhaps cinnamon or clove, contribute to its aromatic depth. On the palate this Grand Cru exhibits a refined balance between the vibrant acidity and well-integrated tannins. Ripe red fruit flavors, including cranberry and pomegranate, intermingle with more evolved characteristics of leather and tobacco. The wine displays a structured backbone, a testament to its age-worthy nature.It showcases a Medium to full-bodied, the wine delivers a luxurious and velvety mouthfeel, evolving gracefully across the palate. Silken textures contribute to a seamless integration of fruit, tannins, and acidity.

The finish is enduring, with lingering notes of dried fruit, a subtle minerality, and a whisper of oak. The wine leaves a lasting impression of elegance and complexity, showcasing the refined craftsmanship of both the vineyard and the winemaking.

Overall:

Louis Jadot's Corton Grand Cru 2008 is a testament to the potential of Burgundy's renowned Corton vineyard. Its well-developed flavors and structured profile make it a wine of distinction, offering a glimpse into the sophisticated interplay between terroir and meticulous winemaking. This vintage has reached a stage of maturity where it can be enjoyed now or cellared further for those seeking additional complexity. PM 95

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