This bottle of Louis Jadot Bonnes Mares 1962 is a bit past it’s peak, but still alive and kicking. It’s starting out with a quite aged impression – maderized fruit in the nose and a sweet, dense and rich midpalate. After 20 min in the glass the red mature fruit starts to come through both in the bouquet and on the midpalate … it’s a big wine and as the fruit comes forward the complexity increases significantly … and while there still is a slight maderized hint it’s drinking quite well. After some time in the glass the nose offer leather, creme caramel, red cherries, hint of coffee .. the palate is weighty indicating a great wine somewhat past it’s peak. While it’s old it still has this classic expression of a fully mature Jadot wine .. so give them time .. it will be rewarded. One can however only guess how good this was 15 years ago … but even today it’s still showing the clear reminiscence of a mighty Bonnes Mares … points and ratings aside .. this was a outstanding Bonnes Mares back in the days .. now it’s “merely” a fine old wine – a treat – thanks.
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- Louis Jadot, Gevrey Chambertin Clos Saint Jacques 1990 January 6, 2014
- Louis Jadot, Beaune Clos des Ursules 1990 November 25, 2013
- Louis Jadot, Beaune Clos des Ursules 1996 August 31, 2013
- Louis Jadot, Chassagne-Montrachet Morgeot 1996 January 29, 2013
- Louis Jadot, Meursault Genevrieres 1999 January 17, 2013
- Louis Jadot, Meursault Blagny 1988 January 16, 2013
- Louis Jadot, Batard Montrachet 1995 September 16, 2011
- Louis Jadot Les Cazetiers 1990 June 27, 2011
- Louis Jadot Beaune Coucheraux 1955 June 27, 2011
- Louis Jadot Chassagne Les Caillerets 1989 June 27, 2011
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