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Domaine Henri Gouges




Nuits St-Georges

Grape Type:

Pinot Noir

Nuits St Georges, Les Vaucrains, 1er Cru, 2017

Tasting Note:

Subdued initially, a little brooding but it coaxes you in bit by bit. Compact dark velvety fruits with a beautifully toned muscle giving this direction and definition. Classy bramble and black cherry hits you on the front-to-mid palate and then an intense mineral burst kicks in and prolongs the super-long finish. A tour de force. One of the great vineyards of Nuits, the Gouges old vines parcels in Vaucrains always produce very small berries, making for a very powerful, intense wine. The vineyard is influenced by its red stony clay soils and the cooling effect of the forest.

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