Domaine Perrault-Jadaud, 2017 Update

It was the summer of 2014 when I first met Tanguy Perrault and his partner in life and wine, Anne-Cécile Jadaud. I was keen to find out what was new in the appellation, and asking around Tanguy’s name had cropped up a couple of times. One telephone call later, in my best pidgin-French, and I had an appointment. I liked Tanguy immediately I met him; he is young, motivated and true. I sense you get what you see. And his wines showed real potential too.

Domaine Perrault-Jadaud

Nearly two years on an – as you might expect with an up-and-coming vigneron who started out with next to nothing – the domaine has grown and developed at a fantastic pace. The number of parcels in his possession has grown from four to ten, and he now has a respectable 4.5 hectares at his disposal. Some of these parcels are rich in flint, not something that could be said of his start-up parcels, and Tanguy feels this has had a major impact on the style of wine he is making. There is, of course, only one worthwhile method for me to test that theory….

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