2017 - Nuits St Georges 1er Cru Aux Thorey Sylvain Cathiard
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Sylvain Cathiard
Region
Nuits-Saint-Georges
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2023 - 2038
Case size
6x75cl
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2017 NUITS ST GEORGES 1ER CRU AUX THOREY SYLVAIN CATHIARD - 6x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Sylvain Cathiard
Region
Nuits-Saint-Georges
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2023 - 2038
Case size
6x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £1,516.07 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • BURG

    Burghound, January 2019,
    Score: 90-92

    An equally pure, cool and restrained nose offers an appealingly spicy array of red currant, cherry and soft earth nuances. Like most of the wines in the range, the mouthfeel of the energetic medium weight flavors is wonderfully refined while possessing excellent complexity on the balanced and youthfully austere finale. Lovely stuff fashioned in an understated style. Drink 2025+

  • WA

    Wine Advocate, January 2019,
    Score: 91-93

    The 2017 Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru Aux Thorey offers up a lovely bouquet of cassis, blackberries, warm spices, licorice and peony. On the palate, the wine is medium to full-bodied, ample and layered, with superb concentration and an earthier, chewier profile than the Murgers this year—despite the finesse of its tannins.

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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.