Guy & Yvan Dufouleur Nuits-Saint-Georges Aux Saint-Julien 2016

46.00

Description

Old vine (70 years+) Pinot Noir from a single plot just south of the village of Nuits-Saint-Georges.

The grapes are hand-sorted before careful fermentation over a month then aged in oak for 12 months, with final assembly over 3 months in steel. On the nose, a pronounced mix of red and black berries with notes of cherry, liquorice, coffee and new leather. The wine is beautifully structured on the palate with a firm grip and good acidic freshness, fine tannins and a long finish.

Decanting recommended over a couple of hours when young, peak drinking is 5 to 10 years from vintage once properly stored.

  • Rich, complex, elegant
  • 750ml
  • 13% Alcohol
  • Cork
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Producer: Domaine Guy & Yvan Dufouleur

The Dufouleurs have been around a bit in Burgundy, with 14 generations involved in growing and winemaking going back to Gilles Dufouleur in 1596. Father and son Guy and Yvan, 13th and 14th generation respectively, are the current custodians, with vineyard holdings amounting to 27 hectares over eleven appellations across the Côte de Beaune and Côte de Nuits.

Despite the 400 years + of history, these are modern wines, with head winemaker Yvan utilizing modern techniques and technology to complement generations of knowledge passed down. The wines are fresh and accessible when young, accentuating the immaculate fruit. Vineyards have been organic since 2000, with yields and quality stringently controlled by green harvesting and hand sorting of grapes after picking.

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