Hautes Côtes de Nuits "La Corvée de Villy" Rouge, 2017

A rich and generous wine, with a good minerality.

Presentation

The wine
Soils composed of 2 main layers offer wines that can be taste in two steps:
Always floral and on small red fruits, the palate is richer and more gourmet on the first impressions to finish with sensations of freshness and minerality brought by the limestones.
The vintage
2157 bottles have been produced for the vintage 2015.
Situation
0.70 ha planted in 1988 located in the upper reaches of Nuits-Saint-Georges on the Chaux plateau.
Terroir
This vine grows on very stony soil, mainly composed of lava stone, the primary limestone that formed the basis for the creation of the Côte. The first 30 centimeters of the soil are composed of red-orange clays rich in ferrous elements.
Winemaking
The harvest is manual and totally destemmed.
3 weeks of fermentation with a very light extraction.
30% of new oak barrels are used for a period of 18 months.
Varietals
Pinot noir : 100%