Albert Bichot Nuits-St-Georges 2014
A harmonious and well structured introduction to the Cote de Nuits styles
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Organic & Biodynamic
Since 1831, The Bichot family has been at the forefront of Burgundy wines. Over the course of 6 generations, the house style has become more and more refined and distinct in elegance.With Albéric Bichot at the helm since 1996, the house has focused its future on quality, minimal intervention winemaking and organic farming. The embodiment of this approach resulted in their 6 domaines being fully organically certified since 2018, while receiving praise and awards on the quality of the wines.
Nuits-Saint-Georges, which gave the Côte de Nuits its name, is almost exclusively devoted to the production of red Pinot Noir wines. The Nuits-Saint-Georges “village” area of appellation covers 163.5 ha in the village of Nuits and 11.8 ha in Prémeaux-Prissey Variations in exposure to the sun and in soil types between the vineyards, located to the south and north of Nuits-Saint-Georges yield considerably diverse wines.
Soil – Brown limestone over Jurassic limestone slopes
Grape Variety – 100% Pinot Noir
Vatting – Temperature-controlled conical oak vats. Vatting time: 20 to 28 days
Ageing – In oak barrels 100%. Ageing time: 14 to 16 months. Proportion of new barrels: 20% to 30%
The nose opens up to aromas of forest undergrowth and mushroom as well as notes of red fruit. On the palate, this delicately oaked wine features notes of gingerbread and cherry with harmonious balance. The finish is long and intensely aromatic, evocative of red fruit and spices.
Food pairing – This Nuits-Saint-Georges is a great wine for all red meats, dishes cooked in wine sauce, marinated game and aged cheeses.
Serve between 16 and 17°C. (60°F – 63°F). This wine may be laid down for 2 to 5 years or more.