2012 Clos du Jaugueyron Haut-Médoc Haut-Médoc Wine Tasting Note

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2012 Clos du Jaugueyron  (Haut-Médoc) 87

Medium-bodied, earthy and with a strong tobacco, herb, cedar, cranberry and cassis character, the wine is on the lean, crisp, bright side of the style range.

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Clos du Jaugueyron Wine Tasting Notes, Ratings

When to Drink Clos du Jaugueyron, Anticipated Maturity, Decanting Time

Clos du Jaugueyron needs some time before it can be enjoyed. Young vintages can be decanted for an average of 1 hour or so. This allows the wine to soften and open its perfume. Older vintages might need very little decanting, just enough to remove the sediment.

Clos du Jaugueyron is usually better with at least 6-9 years of bottle age. Of course that can vary slightly, depending on the vintage character. Clos du Jaugueyron offers its best drinking and should reach peak maturity between 6-14 years of age after the vintage.

Serving and Decanting Clos du Jaugueyron with Wine, Food, Pairing Tips

Clos du Jaugueyron is best served at 15.5 degrees Celsius, 60 degrees Fahrenheit. The cool, almost cellar temperature gives the wine more freshness and lift. The wine of Clos du Jaugueyron is best served with all types of classic meat dishes, veal, pork, beef, lamb, duck, game, roast chicken, roasted, braised and grilled dishes.

Clos du Jaugueyron is a perfect match with Asian dishes, hearty fish courses like tuna, mushrooms and pasta as well as cheese.