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Louis Jadot Nuits-Saint-Georges Les Boudots Premier Cru 2010

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Winemaker Notes

This firm, full-bodied Premier Cru is vigorous on the palate, with deep aromas and considerable structure that will mellow with age. This will develop favorably in the bottle.

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BH 93
Burghound.com
A notably spicy nose of earth, cassis, plum and a hint of the sauvage gives way to refined yet overtly powerful flavors that possess so much dry extract that they come across as velvety and forward just until the finish where the character changes to a chewy, dusty and very serious finale. Like several of the wines in the range, this is a big 2010 with plenty of muscle and fine aging potential.
Barrel Sample: 91-93
RP 92
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
The 2010 Nuits Saint Georges Boudots is a bit more refined and less obvious than the villages, but it, too, is not shy on richness or concentration. Dark red cherries, flowers, spices and licorice are some of the many notes that flow from this intense wine. The Boudots captures a highly attractive balance of richness from the year and a slightly more feminine expression of red fruit. Floral nuances and high-toned minty notes linger on the finish. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2025.
Range: 90-92
WS 92
Wine Spectator
Pure, exuding cherry, raspberry and spice flavors, with a hint of earth and mineral. Balanced and bright, offering a firm, chalky sensation on the finish. Displays a lingering aftertaste of fruit and stone. Best from 2017 through 2033.
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The House of Louis Jadot has been producing exceptional Burgundy wines since its founding in 1859 by Louis Henry Denis Jadot. For the past 150 years Louis Jadot has continued as one of the great names of Burgundy and has gained international reputation for its superb red and white Burgundy wines. Louis Jadot is not only one of the largest producers of estate Burgundies of the Cote d'Or, it is one of the most celebrated exporters of premium Burgundies, owning close to 140 acres of vineyards from 24 of the most prestigious sites in Burgundy.
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Inhabiting the bottom end of the northern half of the Côte d’Or, Nuits-St-Georges is a busy, market-driven town and home to many of Burgundy’s negociants. It is also the largest town in the Côte d’Or after Beaune and contributes "nuits" to the name of Côte de Nuits (i.e., the northern half of the Côte d’Or).

The appellation itself is divided into two parts, where in the north it directly borders Vosne-Romanée, the southerly end is the commune of Prémeaux. There are no Grands Crus in this village, though it does have a large number of Premiers Crus.

The best Nuits-St-Georges Pinot noir are layered with cherry, plum, underbrush and sandalwood. The fruit is sweet, the wine energetic, and the finish long and lush.

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One of the most finicky yet rewarding grapes to grow, Pinot Noir is a labor of love for many. However, the greatest red wines of Burgundy prove that it is unquestionably worth the effort. In fact, it is the only red variety permitted in Burgundy. Highly reflective of its terroir, Pinot Noir prefers calcareous soils and a cool climate, requires low yields to achieve high quality and demands a lot of attention in the vineyard and winery. It retains even more glory as an important component of Champagne as well as on its own in France’s Loire Valley and Alsace regions. This sensational grape enjoys immense international success, most notably growing in Oregon, California and New Zealand with smaller amounts in Chile, Germany (as Spätburgunder) and Italy (as Pinot Nero).

Tasting Notes for Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir is a dry red wine, typically diominated by red fruit—strawberry, raspberry and cherry with some heftier styles showing black plum and more delicate styles of Pinot giving citrus qualities. It is relatively pale in color with soft tannins and a lively acidity. With age Pinot Noir can develop hauntingly alluring characteristics of fresh earth, savory spice and dried fruit.

Perfect Food Pairings for Pinot Noir

Pinot’s healthy acidity cuts through the oiliness of salmon or texture of tuna but its mild mannered tannins give it enough structure to pair with all sorts of poultry: chicken, quail and especially duck. As the namesake wine of Boeuf Bourguignon, Pinot noir has proven it isn’t afraid of beef. California examples work splendidly well with barbecue and Pinot Noir is also vegetarian-friendly—most notably with any dish that features mushrooms.

Sommelier Secrets for Pinot Noir

For administrative purposes, the region of Beaujolais is often included in Burgundy. But it is extremely different in terms of topography, soil and climate, and the important red grape here is ultimately Gamay, not Pinot noir. Truth be told, there is a tiny amount of Gamay sprinkled around the outlying parts of Burgundy (mainly in Maconnais) but it isn’t allowed with any great significance and certainly not in any Village or Cru level wines. So "red Burgundy" still necessarily refers to Pinot noir.

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