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Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru
"Clos des Argillières"

  • RegionCôte de Nuits
  • VillageNuits-Saint-Georges
  • AppellationNuits-Saint-Georges Premier Cru
  • Grape varietyPinot Noir
The Vine
  • Average vine age 35 years
  • SoilClay and limestone
  • Average yield40 hl/ha
  • HarvestHand picked
Wine tips
  • Cellaring Potential7-10 years
  • Serving temperature 15-17°
Description
  • Situated half-way between Dijon and Beaune, Nuits-Saint-Georges gives its name to the Côte de Nuits. Nuits-Saint-Georges Premiers Crus are produced from 37 independent vineyards, all of which are quite small in size (none over 10 hectares) for a combined total of 151 hectares, approximately 50% of the vineyard surface area of the village. The vineyard of « Clos des Argillières » as the name suggests ('argile' is clay) has a slightly greater concentration of clay in its heavy soils which produces a wine with good colour and plenty of fruity savour that opens up wonderfully with time.
Vinification & Ageing
  • Fermentation
    Traditional in open vats
  • Ageing
    10 to 12 months ageing in oak barrels, 40% new
  • Barrels
    Louis Latour cooperage, french oak, medium toasted
Wine tasting
  • Tasting Note
    The wine has a glossy appearance and complex nose of forward fruits with clear wood presence. Also noticeable are flavours of liquorice, strawberries, rhubarb and blackcurrant. The palate was very delicate and elegant with a finesse and finish that will surely transform this into a truly fine wine.
  • Food Pairing
    Roasted leg of mutton - entrecôte with shallots - mature cheeses


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