Nuits St Georges 1er Cru “Les Poulettes”
AREA: 17 a 65 ca.
VARIETAL: Pinot Noir.
SOIL TYPE: A terraced vineyard located near a cliff of white oolite and opposite some former quarries. The surface soil is brown limestone with abundant white oolite pebbles.
YIELD: 47 hl/ ha.
AGE OF THE VINE: 60 years.
PRUNING METHOD: : Low-trained vines, sustainable approach, deleafing, harvested by hand.
VINIFICATION: Destalking, cold pre-fermentation maceration for 5 to 8 days, caps pushed down daily, pumping over morning and evening, alcoholic fermentation for 10 to 20 days at between 25-30°C, manual devatting.
AGEING: 12 months in oak barrels, then bottling on the estate.
TASTING NOTES: Small red and black berries are ever-present, and are sometimes underscored by more spicy nuances. The slender structure of Les Poulettes is bolstered by aromas suggesting cherries, licorice, coffee, and fresh leather. A bright finish is carried along by prominent tannins.
FOOD & WINE COMBINATIONS: It makes an excellent accompaniment to roast or marinated game, red wine sauces, full-flavored red meats, or a selection of Burgundy cheeses.
SERVICE : Drink between 5 and 15 years old, at a temperature of 16-18°C.
- 26 Apr 2016
- Pinot Noir, Red wine
- Gavignet-Béthanie et Filles
- Harvesters owners in Nuits-St-Geogres (Côte-d'Or) FRANCE