Louis Jadot, Chateau des Jacques, Moulin-a-Vent Clos du Grand Carquelin, 2012
Region: Beaujolais, France
Bottle size: 75cl
Notes: Vegan and vegetarian
Exquisite colour, deep cherry red. Releases powerful aromas, of lush red fruit and spices, both elegant and dense. The taste is abundant, tannins are well formed despite their youth, at once harmonious, delicate and impressive. A wine of the highest standard, with a full, fleshy fruit character.
Château des Jacques is located in the Beaujolais region of Moulin á Vent, between Fleurie and Chenas. Château des Jacques has a total of 28.78ha in Moulin á Vent. Each of the 6 'Clos' has its own distinct terroir. Moulin á Vent is now referred to as the King of Beaujolais, and considered to be the most Burgundian Cru of Beaujolais. Clos du Grand Carquelin south-exposed vineyard is dominated by granitic sands that are deeper and a little bit heavier, with more clay present than its neighbours.