The Pinnacle - 0.36ha: 2016 Jouan Clos St-Denis

Posted by Ian McFadden

Jouan's range reaches its absolute peak with their Clos Saint- Denis.

The Grand Cru Clos St. Denis is celebrated for its class, purity, feminine grace and, simultaneously, for its intensity. It’s a perfect match for Jouan.

Jouan’s wines are famous for possessing a captivating mixture of perfume and delicacy. The wines' signatures of subtlety and mysterious depth of complexity reach another level in the Clos St. Denis.

The 2016 Clos Saint-Denis is a classic example of the wine - it's a wine of transparency with gorgeous textured finesse and low octane delicacy. However, the vintage endows the wine with an unusual amount of concentration, blatant minerality and serious depth.

Jouan produces some of the most delightfully pensive Burgundies that I know of. They thrive on subtlety and mysterious depth. We have many customers who are fond of comparing Jouan’s wines to the legendary wines of the now retired Jacky Truchot. The wines share a kinship in terms of their texture and quiet, whispering allure.

It's always a pleasure to be able to offer Jouan's Clos Saint-Denis. The difficulty is that Jouan only has 0.36ha in Clos St. Denis. It's not by chance that we're offering this over Thanksgiving weekend. Frankly, it's one of the few times that we could imagine offering the wine and not have to have to work through brutal allocations.

To order, email or call the store at (212) 980-9463.

Ian McFadden

Director, Fine & Rare Wine
Crush Wine & Spirits