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Louis Jadot Beaune Premier Cru Aux Cras Domaine Gagey, Bourgogne, Frankrijk
Klimaat/Terroir | Climate & Terroir
This Premier Cru is located at the heart of the Beaune appellation, above the Beaune Theurons.
The « Aux Cras » vineyard is very well located. It is South-East oriented at an altitude of 260 m on a rather steep slope. The soil is not very deep, it is very stony (explaining its name: Cras=formerly a quarry).
Vinificatie | Vinification
The very deep red berries are destemmed and vinified in open vats during about 4 weeks enabling them to fully reveal their original and subtle terroir. After devatting, the wines are aged in oak barrels during 18 months.
Druiven | Grape Varieties
Geur & Smaak | Tasting report
The colour is deep ruby. The nose is very complex with dark berries aromas (blackcurrents, blackberrys) and soft spices. It is delicate and precise in the mouth and the intense aromas are in perfect harmony with its supple tannins. Very nice persistence in the after taste.
It will perfectly match sophisticated dishes like meats ‘en sauce', game and strong cheeses.
Like all the Premiers Crus from Beaune, the Beaune Aux Cras is able to age very well: 5 years and much more ...
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