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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Domaine Henri Gouges

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Nuits St-Georges

Grape Type:

Pinot Noir

Nuits St Georges, Les St Georges, 1er Cru, 2012

12x75cl £1,140.00

1 case

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12x75cl £1,200.00

2 cases

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Tasting Note:

It is usually the other way round but at the moment the Les-St.-Georges is more closed and less flamboyant thant the Vaucrains, this is no lack
of depth or structure however. This is profoundly concentrated and ample, packed with intense small crunchy red and black berry fruit with
touches of sloe and kirsch. Aeration allows this to become a little more expressive but remains on the reserved side of opulent, no bad thing.
Not over the top but not shy either. This has the makings of a top class 1er Cru. The great vineyard of Nuits, many people believe it should
be elevated to Grand Cru status.

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