Louis Jadot, Domaine Duc de Magenta, Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Morgeot, Clos de la Chapelle 2017
Region: Côte de Beaune, Burgundy, France
Bottle size: 75cl
WA: 93+ points
Opening in the glass with aromas of crisp Anjou pear, peach, fresh pastry and honeycomb, it's medium to full-bodied, elegantly textural and youthfully tight-knit, with fabulous structural tension and a racy spine of acidity.
Jadot make and market the wines from the superb estates of the Duc de Magenta, the 1st Duc was Marshall MacMahon victor of Magenta, ennobled by Napoleon 111 and first President of the 3rd Republic. The wine is aromatic and full- bodied and rich, with elegant notes of toasty oak. The fermentation takes place in tanks during 3-4 weeks and the wine is then aged in wooden barrels for 15-18 months.