Nuits Saint Georges

Vieilles Vignes

Red wines from Nuits-Saint-Georges almost always have a dark and intense color. Their aromas are powerful and complex, mixing simultaneously cherries, blackcurrants, fur, truffles and spices. They are among the most tannic Burgundies. The combination of tannin and body makes for big, solid wines.

Nuits Saint Georges

The Vineyard

Vineyard placement and geology : Brown clay and limestone.

Vine age : 45 years on average

Yield and production : 35-40 hl/ha for an average annual production of 3000 bottles.

The wine

Vinification : Hand-harvested and scrupulously sorted, the wine is fermented in open stainless steel tanks for around three weeks, then matured in oak barrels, about 50% new, for 18 months.

Tasting notes
To the eye, the wine is purple with flashes of light.
Typical Nuits nose of small red fruits such as sour cherries and other pitted fruits. Eucalyptus notes add a certain freshness.
On the palate, the tannins are noticeable and the structure firm, but a crunchy fruitiness awakes the appetite. Medium in length.

Drinking tips
Its strength and energy mean this wine works well with stronger dishes such as rib steaks, lamb chops or meat dishes in sauce.
Serve at around 16C-17C. Will age well for 3-8 years