2010 - Nuits St Georges 1er Cru Aux Thorey Sylvain Cathiard
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Sylvain Cathiard
Region
Nuits Saint Georges
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2017 - 2029
Case size
6x75cl
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2010 NUITS ST GEORGES 1ER CRU AUX THOREY SYLVAIN CATHIARD - 6x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Sylvain Cathiard
Region
Nuits Saint Georges
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2017 - 2029
Case size
6x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £3,316.07 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, December 2011

    Beautifully, broad, rich and opulent, everything Aux Thorey should be. The great fullness of palate creates a punchy and yet rounded wine. The gentle, ripe tannins combine to create a perfectly balanced wine with fine length and complexity.

  • BURG

    Burghound, January 2012,
    Score: 90-93

    (from a .43 ha parcel of vines planted in 1953). An earthy and admirably pure nose speaks primarily of red currant and cherry liqueur nuances that lead to rich, concentrated and expansive medium-bodied flavors that possess a velvety mid-palate yet the supporting tannins are clearly Nuits St. Georges in character. The focused and linear finale possesses excellent length and very impressive complexity. Fine aging potential here. 2018+Comments: outstanding!

  • JR

    Jancis Robinson, January 2012,
    Score: 17

    Vines 58 years old – same as their maker. Rich nose. Very bright fruit racy and jewelly. Not racked. Very lively. Drink 2016-2024

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Producer

Domaine Sylvain Cathiard

Sylvain Cathiard is one of the top growers in Vosne Romanée, a region not shy of exceptional talent. He only has around 4.25 hectares of vines, therefore the quantity that he makes is particularly small. Traditionally, Burgundy domaines are renowned for being minute in size, and he is definitely amongst the smallest. In addition, he has some of the most exceptional vineyards, which read like a Who's Who list of the Côte de Nuits, many of which are located next to grand crus sites. This combination is lethal for allocations. Too little wine with too many open hands all waiting for their fair share. SInce 2011 his talented son, Sébastien, has been running the domaine.

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.