Premier Cru "Aux Perdrix"

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Our vineyard 'Aux Perdrix' is one of the most beautiful and qualitative Premier Cru of
The plot is owned at 99% : it's almost a monopole, we are the only producer of this famous terroir ! Vines were planted between 1922 and 1955.

Area : 3,4515 hectares (8,52 acres)

Climat & Soil : South-east facing slope in south Nuits-Saint-Georges. Soil is
composed buy limestone and clay with a clay predominance.

Winemaking and Aging

To preserve their integrity, grapes are
carefully harvested and sorted out by
Before beginning the alcoholic
fermentation we make a cold prefermentation during 4 to 6 days to
work on the phelonic component's
exctraction. Then full maceration lasts
for 15 days during which we'll use
only pigeages (punching the cap).
Intensity and numbers are lead to the
concentration of tannins, perfumes
and colour.
Alcoholic fermentation is realized
with natural yeasts

After maceration, free and press juices
are separated for aging.
Aging process is taking place 100% in
traditional Burgundian 228 liters
barrels during 16 months with around
40% of new barrels.
We only use French oak coming
mainly from Bourgogne, Allier and
Vosges forests.
The wine spends 2 months in
stainless steel tanks before bottling

Tasting notes

Nice intense and shiny red coloration.

The nose is complex and composed of small red
berries aromas (cassis, cherries) with a touch of
earthy characteristics.

In the mouth, tanins are silky and allow to appreciate
a good onctuosity which is balanced by some

Food and wine pairings

Our Nuits-Saint-Georges Premier Cru 'Aux Perdrix'
2021 will perfectly match a wild boar terrine, eggs
'cocotte' with cepes or some duck stew.

Service and cellaring

It can be served at the ideal temperature of 13-14°C
or cellared for 12 to 15 years.