- Published: 11 December 2011 11 December 2011
This well made Beaune Premier Cru 2008 made by Louis Jadot is a very tasty intro to the wines of the Southern Côte-d'Or in Burgundy. The character of these wines is unique, yet very approachable and the fruit is intensely red fruit with mild tannins. The characteristic I love in these wines is the earthiness that sometimes verges on "farmyard".
Beaune wines go especially well with meaty dishes, casseroles, gamey foods and especially the Christmas cooking menu. If you can't find the Louis Jadot then ask your local wine merchant what wines they have from the Cote de Beaune; I'm sure they'll have some good advice of their own!
Louis Jadot Beaune 1Cru, 2008
Available in: Majestic, Leamington Wine Company, Rhythm & Booze and many other wine retailers for approximately £16
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