CÔTE DE NUITS VILLAGES

2017 Terres Nobles Domaine de la Douaix

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Grapes Pinot Noir
Colour Red
Origin France, Burgundy
District Côte d'Or
Sub-district Côte de Nuits
Village Côte de Nuits Villages
ABV 12.5%

From two parcels of vines in Corgoloin just south of Nuits, one sixty years old, the other thirty-five. Real Côtes de Nuits class and definition here. Nice up beat red and black fruit. Some raspberry and perky cranberry - with morello cherrry tracking in the back. Good feel and drive. Ends a little darker and a little richer. Plum and that morello again - a savoury note too. Impresses with finesse, detail and drive. Drinking range: 2021 - 2027 L&S (Jan 2019)

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Domaine de la Douaix

Mark and Gilles Moustie are Belgians, huge fans of wine and in particular Burgundy. The family rented a gite for many years in the Hautes Côtes village of Arcenant, straight up the hill to the west of Nuits Saint Georges, and gently graduated from buying wines at domaines up and down the Côte to wanting to make the wine themselves. Eventually they bought some vines and a house with cellars, and set to.

Most of their wines are all from vines they own, but they do make a little wine from bought-in fruit to supplement what is still a tiny domaine. Mark is Belgium-based, a management consultant, so it is his son Gilles who is hands-on on a daily basis.

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