Hautes-Côtes de Nuits "La Roche"

Story

The vintage
1786 bottles have been produced for the vintage 2018.
Location
1.28 hectares of vines planted in 1978.
This plot is located on the highest slope in Nuits-Saint-Georges, in the village of Bevy, at 400 meters above sea level.
Terroir
This soil is mainly composed of flint and limestone. The 20% slope faces southeast. We harvest the grapes around one week after the harvest on the Côtes de Nuits to ensure good maturity.
Vinification
Harvesting is manual and entirely destemmed.
3 weeks of fermentation with a very moderate intervention.
Ageing
20% new barrels are used for an aging period of 18 months.
Varietals
Pinot Noir : 100%

Advice

Tasting notes
This soil, which contains a good proportion of limestone, offers wines with a nice freshness. These wines do not require lengthy ageing as the altitude does not necessarily bring great density, but rather aromas of fresh fruits and flowers.