Description: Nuits-Saint-Georges is the most southerly located village of the Côte de Nuits, to which the city gave its name and which constitutes the other half of the Côte d’Or. The commune produces almost exclusively red wines however there is a limited production of whites. The Nuits-Saint-Georges red wines are robust and elegant, they require some years of aging to reflect the finest expressions of the Pinot Noir. The name of Nuits-Saint-Georges is known worldwide, Apollo XV carried this wine into space and even gave its name to a lunar crater.
Fermentation: Traditional in open vats
Ageing: 10 to 12 months ageing in oak barrels, 20% new
Barrels: Louis Latour cooperage, French oak, medium toasted
Tasting Note: Our Nuits-Saint-Georges 2013 has a beautiful garnet colour. Aromas of blackcurrant and smoked notes emerge on the nose. The palate is fresh with mellow oaky hints, blackcurrant and clove notes. Lovely length and persistence.
Food Pairing: Red meat – roasted leg of mutton – mature cheeses