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 45 years, Guyot trained
10 000 vines / hectare on low trellising
Minimal bilogical intervention
Hand-picked at optimum ripeness, the grapes are then sorted, 100% destemmed and put into vats. Fermentation lasts between 20 and 25 days. After racking, pressing and settling, the wine undergoes malolactic fermentation before being aged for between 18 and 20 months. The wine is then racked before being bottle, unfiltered.
30% in new oak barrels
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).