Robert Chevillon - Nuits-St-Georges - Vieilles Vignes

91 points - The Wine Advocate
91 points - The Wine Advocate
Robert Chevillon - Nuits-St-Georges - Vieilles Vignes - 2019 - 75cl - Onshore Cellars

Robert Chevillon - Nuits-St-Georges - Vieilles Vignes

91 points - The Wine Advocate
91 points - The Wine Advocate
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Aromas of wild berries, smoked meats, orange rind and rich soil tones introduce the 2019 Nuits-Saint-Georges Vieilles Vignes, a medium to full-bodied, layered wine built around powdery tannins and lively acids.
Aromas of raspberries, small red berries, cherries, orange rind and sweet soil tones introduce Chevillon's excellent 2017 Nuits-Saint-Georges Vieilles Vignes, a medium-bodied, supple and expressive wine with an open-knit core of succulent fruit and fine-grained structuring tannins. As usual, it's an excellent representation of the appellation.
Type:
Red
Country:
France
Region:
Burgundy
Appellation:
Nuits-Saint-Georges
Producer:
Robert Chevillon
Grapes/Blend:
Pinot Noir
ABV:
13%
Pairing Sugesstions:
Beef, Game Birds, Lamb, Mushrooms, Charcuterie and Cured Meats, Duck

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Burgundy - Onshore Cellars

Burgundy

The French Wine region of Burgundy (aka “Bourgogne”) may be small in size, but its influence is huge in the world of vino. The complexity of Burgundy...

The French Wine region of Burgundy (aka “Bourgogne”) may be small in size, but its influence is huge in the world of vino. The complexity of Burgundy can cast fear into the heart of even a seasoned wine pro, but fear not – the region need only be as complicated as you want it to be. Yes, it is home to some of the most expensive wines in the known universe, but there are also tasty and affordable wines.

Main grapes:

Pinot Noir originated in Burgundy and these vines cover 34% of the region, accounting for 29% of overall wine production. The red grape does extremely well in limestone and clay soil, which helps create their complexity. Pinot Noir wines from Burgundy range in colour from cherry to brick, are light in body, and typically have red fruit and spicy flavours. Gamay is a red grape also grown in Burgundy, but only makes up 10% of the vines.

Chardonnay is the primary grape for white wines in Burgundy, making up 48% of the vines and 68% of production. Chardonnay appreciates Burgundy’s marl soil, which gives it delicate floral, fruit, and mineral aromas and full-bodied flavours. Aligoté is the second white grape, accounting for 6% grown. {Read more about the ancient Aligoté grape in Burgundy.}

The region does produce a sparkling wine called Crémant de Bourgogne. It can be made from Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Aligoté, Gamay, Sacy, and Melon. Varieties include blanc, blanc de blancs, blanc de noirs, and rosé.

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Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges is a commune located in the Côte de Nuits subregion of Burgundy, France. This region is known for producing some of the finest Pinot Noir wines in...

Nuits-Saint-Georges is a commune located in the Côte de Nuits subregion of Burgundy, France. This region is known for producing some of the finest Pinot Noir wines in the world, and Nuits-Saint-Georges is no exception. The history of winemaking in this region dates back to the Roman era, and the vineyards here have been producing wine for centuries.

The style of production in Nuits-Saint-Georges is traditional and focused on quality. The vineyards are carefully tended to by skilled winemakers who use sustainable and organic farming practices to ensure the grapes are of the highest quality. The grapes are hand-picked and sorted to ensure only the best fruit is used in the winemaking process.

The wines produced in Nuits-Saint-Georges are known for their elegance, complexity, and depth of flavor. They are typically medium-bodied with a bright acidity and a long, smooth finish. The Pinot Noir grapes used in these wines are grown in a unique terroir that is rich in limestone and clay, which gives the wines their distinctive minerality and earthy notes.

Nuits-Saint-Georges is home to many renowned winemakers, including Domaine Faiveley, Domaine de l'Arlot, and Domaine Henri Gouges. These producers are known for their commitment to quality and their ability to produce wines that are true expressions of the terroir.

If you are looking for a high-quality Pinot Noir from Burgundy, Nuits-Saint-Georges is a region that should not be overlooked. The wines produced here are some of the finest in the world and are sure to impress even the most discerning wine connoisseur.

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