Nuits-Saint-Georges "Les Belles Croix" 2020

Density, roundness are two keywords that describe the Nuits-Saint-Georges "Belles Croix".


0,70 ha of vines planted in 1954
The parcel is situated in the southern part of Nuits-Saint-Georges, it's also the neighbor of the 1er Cru "Les Pruliers".
This soil is rich in organic matter, with heavy clay and also composed of silt.
We can find the density we have in the clay, in the wine we taste.
Harvesting is manual with 50% of whole clusters.
3 weeks of fermentation with very light extraction.
40% of new oak barrels are used for an aging period of 18 months.
Pinot Noir : 100%


Tasting notes
It’s a silky, rounded wine with gorgeous red and black cherry fruit. The clay soil offered round tannins compared to the tight and grippy tannin expected. 50% of whole-bunch adds a sense of elegance.