Beaune Avaux is one of 36 Premier Cru vineyards in the Beaune appellation. The high number of Premiers Crus is accounted for by the situation of most of the Beaune vineyards on a slope, which gives them superior sun exposure. The soil is clay and chalk with surface alluvium—well drained and easy to heat. Pinot Noir grapes for this wine are destemmed and fermented for three to four weeks, then matured in oak barrels for about 18 months.

93 Points
Wine Enthusiast
90 Points
International Wine Cellar
Tasting Note

Elegant and medium-full in body, this wine shows red fruit, spice and vanilla aromas and flavors. It will develop in the bottle for 12 to 15 years.

Food Pairing

Light meat dishes, mustard sauces and most cheeses will pair nicely.

Technical Data
Appellation: Côte de Beaune Premiers Crus

Vineyard Details

Côte de Beaune Premiers Crus
Louis Jadot’s greatest presence is in the Côte de Beaune, and this can be seen clearly in the house’s 50 Premiers Crus from the region. In Pernand-Vergelesses: Clos de la Croix de Pierre In Savigny-lès-Beaune: Clos des Guettes, Hauts-Jarrons, La Dominode, Les Lavières, Les Vergelesses In Beaune: Premier Cru, Avaux, Boucherottes, Bressandes, Bressandes Blanc, Cent Vignes, Chouacheux, Clos des Couchereaux, Clos des Ursules, Grèves, Les Grèves Le Clos Blanc, Pertuisots, Theurons, Thuvillains In Pommard: Clos de la Commaraine, Epenots, Grands Epenots, Rugiens In Volnay: Clos de la Barre, Clos des Chênes In Meursault: Blagny, Charmes, Genevrières, Goutte-d’Or, Perrières, Porusot In Puligny-Montrachet: Champ-Gain, Clos de la Garenne, Folatières, Les Combettes, Les Pucelles, Perrières, Referts, Garenne In Chassagne-Montrachet: Caillerets, Chenevottes, Grande Montagne, Grandes Ruchottes, La Romanée, Morgeot Blanc Clos de la Chapelle, Morgeot Rouge, Abbaye de Morgeot

About the Grape

Pinot Noir
In France, makes a silky, deceptively powerful wine of elegant, complex aromas and subtle, red fruit flavors, with earthy, floral, mushroom and mineral notes. In California, shows ripe, sweet characters.
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