Côte de Nuits-Villages "Au Leurey - Vignes de 1937" 2019

The limestone always brings more finesse and freshness in this wine.

Story

The vintage
3182 bottles, 60 magnums have been produced in 2019.
Location
It is the first vineyard of Côte de Nuits Village in the south of appellation Nuits Saint Georges. The neighborhood from premiers crus Clos de la Maréchal and Clos de l'Arlot offer an extremely favorable situation to produce an unexpected powerful wine for the appellation.
Terroir
This vineyard was mostly planted in 1937 and is located on fairly shallow soil. Its south-east exposure also gives a good maturity in this fairly premature terroir. The presence of a lot of limestone in this vineyard allow to keep nice freshness.
Vinification
Harvesting is manual with 40% of whole clusters.
3 weeks of fermentation with very light extraction.
30% of new oak barrels are used for an aging period of 18 months.
Varietals
Pinot Noir : 100%
Specifications
Alcohol content: 15 ABV

Advice

Tasting notes
This wine develops a beautiful Pinot fruit on a slightly minty background. Well-structured in the palate, it presents very supple and melted tannins, with aromas of red fruits (blackcurrant, redcurrant, raspberry).
This wine requires 3 to 4 years to reach full maturity.