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2017 Vieilles Vignes Domaine de la Douaix

Grapes Pinot Noir
Colour Red
Origin France, Burgundy
District Côte d'Or
Sub-district Côte de Nuits
Village Côte de Nuits Villages
ABV 13%

this is a true Old Vine' cuvée coming from 2 plots - one is 75 years old the other is more than 85. Riper and sweeter attack than the Terre Nobles. Really quite primary when tasted in November, and there is a more robust feel. In the mid-palate the fruit tightens up a tad. Fine tannins are more present. There is nice complexity and layers of flavourful brambling fruit that spread across the palate. Yet this is firmer for sure. and has really impressive density and drive. These old vines have such long roots that it helps them cope with hydric stress and drought like the hot back end of 2017. Impressive stuff - a grandeur and stature to the wine that belies its humble appellation status. Better from 2021. Drinking range: 2021 - 2027 L&S (Jan 2019)

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Belgians Mark and Gilles Moustie, based in the Hautes Cotes village or Arcenant, have been buying plots of vines to produce affordable, handmade Burgundy. Depth, terrific expression and grip to rival many Nuits St Georges. Drinking range: 2021 - 2030Steven Spurrier(Mar 2019)

Bright garnet colour. Juicy and with lots of direction and confidence. Good stuff and not a silly price. GV Drinking range: 2022 - 2028 Rating: 16.5 Jancis Robinson MW OBE - www.JancisRobinson.com(Jan 2019)

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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