2017 - Nuits Saint Georges 1er Cru Clos de Forêts Cuvée Hors Ligne Domaine d l'Arlot
09B7NGHA6PK _ 2017 - Nuits Saint Georges 1er Cru Clos de Forêts Cuvée Hors Ligne Domaine d l'Arlot - 6x75cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine de l'Arlot
Region
Nuits-Saint-Georges
Drinking
2024 - 2038
Case size
6x75cl
Available Now

2017 NUITS SAINT GEORGES 1ER CRU CLOS DE FORÊTS CUVÉE HORS LIGNE DOMAINE D L'ARLOT - 6x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine de l'Arlot
Region
Nuits-Saint-Georges
Drinking
2024 - 2038
Case size
6x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £374.87 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • NM

    Neal Martin, January 2019,
    Score: 93-95

    The maiden 2017 Nuits Saint-Georges Clos des Forêts Cuvée Hors Ligne 1er Cru contains 75% whole clusters, although frankly, it seems half that. The knockout bouquet of black cherries, raspberry coulis and minerals is more floral than the regular cuvée. The palate is very well balanced, displaying fine mineralité and good tension. Quite dense and unquestionably more sinewy than the regular cuvée toward the finish. Superb. 2022 - 2040

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.