2012 - Nuits St Georges 1er Cru Les Pruliers Henri Gouges
09B2NGPGO _ 2012 - Nuits St Georges 1er Cru Les Pruliers Henri Gouges - 12x75cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Henri Gouges
Region
Nuits-Saint-Georges
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2022 - 2037
Case size
12x75cl
Available Now

2012 NUITS ST GEORGES 1ER CRU LES PRULIERS HENRI GOUGES - 12x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Henri Gouges
Region
Nuits-Saint-Georges
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2022 - 2037
Case size
12x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £722.14 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • AG

    Antonio Galloni, January 2014,
    Score: 93-96

    Gouge's 2012 Nuits St. Georges Les Pruliers is less immediate than some of the other wines in the range. Here it is the crystalline purity of the aromas and flavors that stands out most. Violets, plums, licorice, sweet spices and tar are all woven together in a wine that shows the finesse Nuits can at times achieve. The tannins are firm yet also impeccable in their silkiness. Structurally quite classic, the 2012 will reward cellaring. 93-96/100. Date 2022-2037

Producer

Domaine Henri Gouges

The family Gouges are renowned for their terrroir-driven style with very little new oak influence. The wines are the epitome of Nuits-St-Georges and benefit from some bottle ageing.

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.