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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Nuits St-Georges

Grape Type:

Pinot Noir

Nuits St Georges, Les Cras, 1er Cru, 2016

Tasting Note:

Whilst the fruit profile here is darker and more brooding than the Vosnes, this has the distinct polish and sensual texture of its neighbouring commune. Dark, velvety forest berries, notes of black cherry, bramble and loganberry, underlying notes of limestone and mineral. One of the most gorgeous, silky Cras we have ever tasted. A fine mid-slope Nuits vineyard planted with 75-year-old vines on very poor shallow, stony soils.

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