2005 - Nuits St Georges 1er Cru Clos des Forêts St Georges Domaine de l'Arlot
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine de l'Arlot
Region
Nuits-Saint-Georges
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2013 - 2025
Case size
12x75cl
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2005 NUITS ST GEORGES 1ER CRU CLOS DES FORÊTS ST GEORGES DOMAINE DE L'ARLOT - 12x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine de l'Arlot
Region
Nuits-Saint-Georges
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2013 - 2025
Case size
12x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £1,352.14 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, January 2007,
    Score: 90-92

    The most powerful Nuits that Domaine de l'Arlot produces, it at first seems slightly more subtleand feminine at its young age than the Clos de l'Arlot, but then heaves forth seconds later withpower and dense structure. A true vin de garde.

  • BURG2

    Burghound, June 2015,
    Score: 93

    A markedly ripe and quite floral nose is comprised by notes of plum, anise, warm earth and violets. The broad-shoulded, exceptionally rich and sleekly muscled flavors possess excellent volume on the mid-palate and plenty of dry extract that successfully balances off the still very firmly structured but velvety and superbly long finish. This is very masculine in style, indeed even robust and slightly rustic yet it carries itself with balanced grace. In sum, this is an old school Nuits with years of upside development potential still ahead of it.

  • BURG1

    Burghound, January 2008,
    Score: 92

    slightly riper nose of plum, anise, warm earth and violets combines with big and exceptionally rich sleekly muscled flavors that possess excellent volume on the mid-palate and plenty of sève to balance off the firmly structured but velvety and superbly long finish. This is very masculine in style, indeed even robust and slightly rustic yet it carries itself with balanced grace. Outstanding

  • BURG

    Burghound, January 2007,
    Score: 90-92

    A slightly riper nose of plum, anise, warm earth and violets combines with big and exceptionally rich sleekly muscled flavors that possess excellent volume on the mid-palate and plenty of sève to balance off the firmly structured but velvety and superbly long finish. This is very masculine in style yet it carries itself with balanced grace. Drink: 2015+.Notes: from vines planted in the early 1950s.Comments: outstanding!

  • JR

    Jancis Robinson, January 2007,
    Score: 16.5

    Quite fresh and strawberry like fruit. Mouthfilling but there is something slightly curious about the nose. Firm acidity and tannin. Firmer than many wines from this address. Rather dry finish.

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Producer

Domaine de l'Arlot

Domaine de l'Arlot was created in 1987 when AXA Millésimes purchased the property in Prémeaux, just south of Nuits St Georges. Its history as a domaine, however, stretches back far into the Burgundian annals passing through the Vienot and Belin dynasties before AXA’s acquisition. The domaine’s recent history has been shaped by the influence of Jean-Pierre de Smet who ran the domaine for almost two decades before Christian Seely took over direction. In 2014 Christian installed Géraldine Godot as technical manager and winemaker. A native Burgundian, she is a qualified microbiologist and oenologist, and looks set for a bright future at this Côte de Nuits estate. The domaine favours whole bunch fermentation, seeking to produce wines with refinement and finesse. (Not to be confused with Domaine Arlaud in Morey St Denis.)

Region

Nuits-Saint-Georges

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.