Nuits St Georges, Clos de La Maréchale, 1er Cru
Jacques Frederic Mugnier

Nuits St Georges, Clos de La Maréchale, 1er Cru, 2016


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2016
6x75cl
DP
£1,099.22


Jacques Frederic Mugnier, Nuits St Georges, Clos de La Maréchale, 1er Cru, 2016

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Tasting Notes


ABV:
14 %

Notes

A wine that gets ever finer with each passing year, without ever losing its ‘Nuits’ identity. Perfumed red fruit, finely-scented notes of fresh-cut flower and cherry blossom, with mineral-inflected dark berry and cherry fruit with sweet spice notes on the long, clear finish. The beautifully pure, bright fruit is wrapped in suave, unobtrusive but binding tannins. A wine of beauty and toned power. At 9ha it is the largest monopole in the Côte d’Or. Based in the Premeaux Prissey commune, where the wines are very structured, Clos de La Maréchale is built for ageing. Freddy Mugnier’s skill has been in taming the naturally tannic character of the wines without supressing any vineyard expression.


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France

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Burgundy

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Jacques Frederic Mugnier

Jacques Frederic Mugnier

Created in 1863, this is a family estate run from the Château de Chambolle-Musigny. For years this was a miniscule four hectare Chambolle domaine, but since Frédéric Mugnier took back the family’s old Nuits St-Georges Monopole, Clos de la Maréchale, from Faiveley in 2004, the Domaine increased to 13 hectares. The aim is to produce wines that are each representative of their respective terroir and vintage, while at the same time having their individual character, wines of harmony and sincerity. This is achieved by eliminating weed-killers and industrial fertilisers in the vineyard; neither of these have been used for 10 years, whilst in the cellars all processes that traumatise the wine, over extraction, for example, or excessive woodiness, are limited to a minimum. To allow each terroir to express itself, the wine making is excatly the same for all of the wines. These are sensual, stylish Burgundies of great finesse.

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