Côte de Nuits

Nuits-Saint-Georges

Pinot noir
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En quelques mots

Between Dijon and Beaune lies the village of Nuits-Saint-Georges, which gives its name to the Côte de Nuits, which extends over some twenty kilometers. Nuits-Saint-Georges produces mostly red wines. The appellation is also known for having been taken into space with the Apollo XV mission, which gave the name of the village to a lunar crater.

Dégustation : Our Nuits-Saint-Georges reveals power through aromas of red and black fruits with hints of truffle. Its tannins and structure are harmoniously balanced with a spicy finish.
Accord Mets & Vins : Cured meat

Situation géographique et terroir

AppellationNuits-Saint-Georges
Sous-régionCôte de Nuits
Description

Between Dijon and Beaune lies the village of Nuits-Saint-Georges, which gives its name to the Côte de Nuits, which extends over some twenty kilometers. Nuits-Saint-Georges produces mostly red wines, its terroir is divided in two by the center of the village, in the northern part, the soils come from silt with pebbles descended from the Côte and from the alluvium of the Meuzin valley; in the southern part, the silt at the bottom comes from the combe Vallerots (deep earth, marl and limestone) while at the top of the hillside, the rock is outcropped. It is in this emblematic village, the most southern of the Côte de Nuits, that the Knights of the Wine-Tasters’ Cup founded their Fraternity in 1934, before settling, after the war, in the Château du Clos Vougeot. The appellation is also known for having been taken into space with the Apollo XV mission, which gave the name of the village to a lunar crater.

Vinification

Fermentation

The grapes are sorted, de-stemmed and then gently conveyed into the vat on a belt, without pumping. Before fermentation, we carry out a cold maceration at 10°C for 4 to 5 days. Vatting lasts between 18 and 20 days, during which we punch down the cap daily. The wine is then put into barrels, and the malolactic fermentation is carried out in full.

Elevage12 months in French oak barrels
Fûts

Lightly toasted so-called blonde, 30% new barrels

Vinification

Conseil de service

Temperature de service14-16°
Potentiel de garde3-7 years
L'accord idealTo be enjoyed with Japanese Kara-age chicken fritters
service
Livraison offert à partir de 350 euros
Paiement sécurisé
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