|Sub-district||Côte de Nuits|
|Village||Nuits Saint Georges|
|Vineyard||Les Vignes Rondes|
Very dark and supple, not quite the density of the Chambolle, for example, but more mineral, more lift - really quite glossy with a lovely long dark finish. Drinking range: 2030 - 2045 L&S (Oct 2020)
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The 2019 Nuits Saint-Georges Les Vignes Rondes has a perfumed, floral bouquet, a mixture of red cherries, cranberry and rose petal that open nicely with aeration. The palate is medium-bodied with grippy red berry fruit and chalky textured with a stern and rather rigid finish. It is just a little too dry on the end but maybe it will gain some flesh with bottle age? Drinking range: 2023 - 2032 Rating: 88-90 Neal Martin, www.vinous.com (Jan 2021)
Very ripe liqueur-like aromas are comprised by notes of red raspberry, plum, violet and warm earth. The medium weight flavors possess a relatively refined mid-palate mouthfeel though the noticeably warm finish displays an abundance of mocha character. Drinking range: 2029 - Rating: 89-91 Allen Meadows, www.Burghound.com (Jan 2021)
Domaine J. Confuron Cotetidot
Vignerons since the seventeenth century, the Confuron family has always selected and propagated vines to ensure that their plant material produces the highest quality, and they even have a clone of Pinot named after them - 'Pinot Confuron'.
The domaine has several Grands Cru vineyards as well as two hectares of the great Vosne Romanée Premier Cru 'Les Suchots'. There are around 12 hectares in all. The vines have never seen chemical weedkillers, and are ploughed and managed organically.
The Confurons have always used whole-bunch fermentation, picking very late, which really is a necessity if the stems are to be properly ripe and not give green flavours to the wine. A bit like the Thévenets with their whites in the Mâconnais, they pick so much later that they can seem to have different vintages to everyone else. Yves thinks that 2007 was their great vintage of the first decade of this millennium, and he'd probably be the only grower in the Côte de Nuits who would say that. Yves also makes the wines at Domaine de Courcelin Pommard, in the same way.
Yves, opinionated and laconical as ever, dismisses those who make pale wines by 'infusion' and says that failing to get the whole bunches properly ripe - and using all the bunch - is failing to get everything the terroir can offer. The wines he makes are dark, richly concentrated, and often hard to taste in their development, but experience shows that they age brilliantly
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