2015 Nuits St Georges 1er Cru Les St Georges Henri Gouges

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Henri Gouges
Region
Nuits-Saint-Georges, Red Burgundy
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2022-2045
Case Size
12x75cl
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2015 Nuits St Georges 1er Cru Les St Georges Henri Gouges
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Henri Gouges
Region
Nuits-Saint-Georges, Red Burgundy
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2022-2045
Case Size
12x75cl
Available Now

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Case price

£1,200.00 (Ex. VAT)

Qty
(1 in stock)

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Tasting Notes

Neal Martin, Score: 95-97

The 2015 Nuits Saint Georges 1er Cru Les Saint Georges took three or four minutes to unfold...but what a bouquet! Copious black cherry, cranberry jus, pomegranate and bergamot scents all infused with stupendous mineralité. The palate is medium-bodied with saturated tannin, plenty of blood orange infusing the red and black fruit, a keen line of acidity and a gentle grip towards the finish. It constitutes one of the best vintages that I have tasted in recent years. It should be considered a "stunning victory" for the 2015 vintage, but without wishing to sound like a broken record, please cellar this for 5-7 years for it to attain its drinking plateau.

Region

Nuits-Saint-Georges, Red Burgundy

The second largest town after Beaune, Nuits St. Georges is known for ample wines that have textured tannins and rich fruit. Unlike other famous Côte de Nuits villages, it has no Grand Crus but does have a handful of exceptional premier cru vineyards such as Clos de l'Arlot, Les Pruliers and AuxMurgers. Its wines can be occasionally rustic, and this sets them apart from many of the more northern appellations as well as from the neighbouring Côte de Beaune whose wines (apart from Pommard) tend to be less structured and more fruit forward. This is no doubt due to a slightly increased presence of clay especially on the Primeaux-Prissey area of the appellation. Notable producers include Domaine de l'Arlot, Jean Grivot and Meo-Camuzet.

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