Nuits-Saint-Georges

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Terroir

Our vineyards producing our Nuits-Saint-Georges are located in the climats 'Au Bas de Combe' and 'Aux Barrières'. Au Bas de Combe is one of climat the most renowned with its style of Vosne-Romanée and for its quality : between "village" and "Premier Cru".
Total area : 1.16 hectares (2.86 acres).
Climat & Soil : Climats are located in North of Nuits-Saint-Georges before the climats of Vosne-Romanée. The soil is composed by limestone and clay with clay predominance.

Winemaking and Aging

Grapes are harvested by hand then sorted out and totally destemmed. Maceration is made and alcoholic fermentation lasts from 15 to 20 days in temperatures' control vats, with punching of the cap. Aging is 100 % made in oak barrels (35% new oak) during 14 month. Malolactic fermentation is 100 % realized. Wine is bottled in Traditional Burgundy bottles. The cork is marked with the estate's name and the vintage. Robert Vernizeau is the winemaker at Domaine des Perdrix for 16 years.

Tasting notes

Beautiful deep and intense dark colour.
The nose is rich on the blackcurrant, blueberry and spices.
On the palate, the wine is powerful with smooth spices, cinnamon and nutmeg. Well structured with tannins which are present but smooth. Long aftertaste.

Food and wine pairings

The Nuits-Saint-Georges 2012 will perfectly match with beef ribs, beef steak, duck cutlet with honey, as well as goat fresh cheese.

Service and cellaring

It can be served from now at 13-14° C or kept in cellar between 5 to 8 years. Important potential.