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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Domaine Henri Gouges

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Nuits St Georges

Grape Variety:

Pinot Noir

Nuits St Georges, Les St Georges, 1er Cru, 2009

12x75cl £1,750.00

1 case Equiv. £145.83 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

The great vineyard of Nuits, many people believe it should be elevated to Grand Cru status. Tasting this directly after Gouges’ 2009 Vaucrains, it was difficult to see how it could be any better, sure enough though Les St. Georges raised the bar. More sensual, less serious and severe than the Vaucrains but even longer and more intense; glorious round and voluptuous flavours of damson, berry and cherry liqueur, a haunting floral red fruit finish. Sheer seduction.

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