Maison Louis Jadot is a family owned business based in Beaune, Burgundy established in 1859. They also have substantial vineyard holdings throughout the Cote d’Or as well as the Maconnais as well as producing wine from a number of other appellations throughout Burgundy.
The winemaker, Jacques Lardière, has been with the company for over 30 years and together with Pierre-Henry Gagey and his father André before him, has built the company to be one of the finest in Burgundy.
We hosted at the excellent French Patron Restaurant in Kentish Town with Maison Louis Jadot’s Export Director Sigfried Pic.
A three course dinner was matched with some of the finest Burgundies from the Louis Jadot range.
Aperitif, we compared Chablis and Saint-Véran.
The Chablis was a favourite with lees ageing adding to texture and complexity with a lovely mineral/oyster shell note typical of Chablis grown on kimmeridgean soils
First course: Foie Gras with brioche served with Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru La Romanée 2013 – beautiful rich textured lovely vanilla from oak ageing nicely balanced with ripe stone fruit
Main course : Duck confit and Gratin Duaphinoise served with Beaune 1er Cru Theurons 2009
Dessert a selection of artisanal cheese served with Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cazetiers 2007 and served blind the Moulin-à-Vent La Roche 2007 in magnum