Domaine Faiveley

Bourgogne, France

Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru “Les Pruliers” — 2021

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  • Introduction

    • The term “Les Pruliers” can be explained by the fact that before the vines were planted, there were wild plum trees (“pruniers” in French) at the location.

  • Vineyard Profile

    • Viticulture: Currently undergoing organic conversion
    • Soil: Shallow
    • Exposure: East
  • Vinification

    • Punched down daily to extract colur, tannins and aromas from the skin of the grapes. 19 day vatting period to complete the alcoholic fermentation.

    • Barrel Aging: 16 months in French oak barrels -40-50% new oak and 50-60% one-wine barrel
    • Filtration: light filtration using the lenticular module process
    • Fining: No fining
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: Pinot Noir
    • Alcohol: 13%
  • Tasting Notes

    • Beautiful dark ruby color. The expressive nose opens with aromas of fresh red fruit, blackcurrant bud and wild apple. On the palate, spice notes and multiple empyreumatic nuances and hints of cocoa. It is a powerful and structured wine.