BourgogneHautes-Côtes de Nuits
Grapes grown in the commune of Magny-lès-Villers, plots "Les Mailles", "La Flie", and "Sous le Mont" join together with grapes from the commune of Villers-la-Faye, plot "Les Chasserots", to produce the Bourgogne Hautes-Côtes de Nuits.
Altitude and exposure
Villers-la-Faye: 345 m, facing South / Southeast // Magny-lès-Villers: 340 m, facing South / Southeast
Dark brown chalky clay soil containing limestone cobbles
Pinot Noir, average age 50 years, Guyot trained
10 000 vines / hectare on low trellising
Harvested by hand and at maturity, the grapes are then sorted, 100% destemmed and put in vats. The wines are cooled to around 10°C. The vatting lasts between 20 and 25 days with alternating punching down and pumping over according to the tastings. After devatting, pressing and settling, the wine is sung to make its malolactic fermentation and begin aging for about 18 months. A single racking and no filtration before bottling.
2/3 of the appellation in barrels with a maximum of 20% new barrels. 1/3 in sandstone vats. Then 4 to 6 months in bulk in stainless steel vats.
Average 9300 bottles per annum
75cl bottles. For larger sizes contact the Domaine at the beginning of the year.
Ripe forest fruits with a hint of chalkiness
Full rounded and generous with a good weight and a smooth ripe structure. The fresh fruits aromas carry through to the finish.
Open 5-10 minutes before tasting. Ideally, serve in Burgundy glasses.
5 to 8 years
Food and wine pairing
Ideal with grilled or sautéed red meats, as well as duck. When young, also delightful with shellfish and red fleshed fish (mullet, tuna Atlantic Bonito).