Wine Nuits-Saint-Georges Premier Cru "Clos-des-Forets-Saint-Georges" AOC 2005
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Reviews of purchase Nuits-Saint-Georges Premier Cru "Clos-des-Forets-Saint-Georges" AOC 2005
Intense ruby red color with purple reflections.
The wine tastes of ripe fruit, it is perfectly a balance between acidity and tannins powerful. At the end awaits a lasting aftertaste.
The wine has a pleasant bouquet with notes of red fruit and brown sugar.
The wine is recommended to serve dishes of meat and game with berry sauce.
Nuits-Saint-Georges Premiers Crus "Clos de La Foret-Saint-Georges" - round full-bodied wine, which is used for making the best Pinot Noir. The average age of the vines - 41 years old. Since 2002, the vineyards apply biodynamic farming practices. First, a hand-picking of grapes and double triage, after which the whole bunches of grapes are placed in vats. Maceration is carried out for 15-20 days, followed by fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Wine is not filtered, pasting performed using egg whites. The resulting product is kept in oak barrels (40-50% of which are new) for 16-18 months. Storage capacity of this wine is about 10-15 years.
History Economy Domaine de l'Arlo received a new round of development, when it became the manager Jean-Pierre de Smet. As the experimenter by nature, he undertook a series of actions that have changed the way the economy. According to the authoritative directory of French wines Le Guide Hachette des Vins, the highlight of the economy is to create white wines Nuits-Saint-Georges with the addition of graded composition 4% Pinot Beraud, taken in the name of Burgundy Pinot Gris.
At the moment, 14 hectares of land planted with Pinot Noir, which is made from red wine and only 5% of the total land set aside for growing Chardonnay and Pinot Gris, of which produce white vintage wines. Since 2002, Domain l'Arlo practiced exclusively organic farming. Grapes are traditionally harvested by hand.