Côte de Nuits-Villages

  • RegionCôte de Nuits
  • VillageCôte de Nuits-Villages
  • AppellationCôte de Nuits-Villages
  • Grape varietyPinot Noir
The Vine
  • Average vine age 30 years
  • SoilClay and limestone
  • Average yield50 hl/ha
  • HarvestHand picked
Wine tips
  • Cellaring Potential7-8 years
  • Serving temperature 14-15°
Description
  • Our Côte de Nuits-Villages encompasses the villages of Premeaux-Prissey, Comblanchien and Corgoloin just south of Nuits-Saint-Georges. The vineyards benefit from east-facing hill-slopes which act as a sun-trap to create maximum ripeness in the grapes. The complex soil composition of these villages includes varying proportions of marl and shale clays which produce wines of great character and charm. Maison Louis Latour's Côte de Nuits Villages is an excellent introduction to the wines of the Côte de Nuits.
Vinification & Ageing
  • Fermentation
    Traditional in open vats
  • Ageing
    10 to 12 months ageing in oak barrels
  • Barrels
    Louis Latour cooperage, French oak, medium toasted
Wine tasting
  • Tasting Note
    Of a ruby color, this Côte de Nuits Villages 2013 has a nose with blackcurrant and undergrowth notes. The palate reveals aromas of blackcurrant and liquorice with mellow tannins and freshness on the finish!
  • Food Pairing
    Grilled meat - charcuterie - meat terrine - cheese


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