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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Domaine Henri Gouges

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Nuits St-Georges

Grape Type:

Pinot Noir

Nuits St Georges, 2016

Tasting Note:

This year the Nuits Villages cuvée contains the 1er Crus Chaignots and Chenes Carteaux, declassifed so that a Nuits Villages cuvée would be possible after all. This is normally from eight plots across the Nuits commune with the south side of Nuits having the most influence on the blend, which is where the frost hit most devastatingly and why production is so small. Fresh, vigorous berry fruit. Crunchy and bright flavours of tayberry, loganberry and plum. Quite some density and structure but lovely fruit definition and suave texture.

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