Wine Nuits-Saint-Georges Premier Cru "Clos-des-Forets-Saint-Georges" AOC, 2009, 375 ml
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Wine of deep ruby color with a purple glow.
The wine has a velvety taste with hints of red and black berries, perfectly demonstrating the nuances of terroir and oak. Attractive, long aftertaste.
The wine is full of intense flavor, reveals hints of plum, spice and chocolate.
The wine is recommended to serve dishes of meat and game with berry sauce.
"Clos-des-Forets-Saint-Georges" perfectly demonstrates the individuality of the vineyard Nuits-Saint-Georges, where the grapes are grown Pinot Noir, collected for the production of this wine with a 42-year-old vines. In 2002, the vineyard started to apply biodynamics. After manual harvest and selection of the best fruits in progress maceration, which lasts 15-20 days. Then, the wort is fermented in stainless steel tanks. Extract of wine takes place in oak barrels for 40-50% of the new, for 16-18 months. Wine okleivayut using egg white, without filtration.
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. The small town of Nuits-Saint-Georges is the commercial center of the wine region of Côte de Nuits. It employs many large merchants, such as Joseph and Feveley Moyar.
The vineyards are located on the slopes of the region and only planted Pinot Noir. In Nuits-Saint-Georges and nearby Prem Prissy no Grand Cru vineyards class, but a lot of Premiers Crus, some wines which almost reach the level of Grand Cru, including "Clos de L'Arlo." All these wines are quite bright, but with a balanced taste, sweet note and oak aroma with a hint of smoke.