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Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru 'Les Damodes' 2016, Domaine Machard de Gramont

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A smouldering and serious wine showing a spicy, warm-hearted and muscular style
Type:
Vintage:
2016
Size:
75cl
Main Grape:
Grape Mix:
100%
Genre:
Style:
Dry
ABV:
0%
Region:
Country:
France
Sub Region:
Côte de Nuits
Sub Sub Region:
Nuits-Saint-Georges
Body:
Elegant, refined and supple
Drinking Window:
Drink 2020+
Closure Type:
Cork
£37.99
 

Domaine Machard de Gramont

This 20 hectare family estate is managed by Arnaud Machard de Gramont and his two sons Alban and Alexis. The cellars are located in Prissey, a neighbouring hamlet of Nuits-St-Georges. These cellars were built in the XIXth century. Their superb vaults give a "cathedral" effect to the winery. The 20 hectares of vineyards cover an impressive range of appellations spanning 50 kilometres, from Chenôve (south of Dijon) to Puligny-Montrachet (South of Beaune). This domaine is a great source of Burgundy at sensible prices. “Value for money” is not something that is often associated with the wines of the Core d’Or, however, we have dealt with this family domaine for many years for our commercial Burgundy needs – it offers more individuality than most negociants and consistently performs well. The family owns small parcels in several different appellations and manages to seduce the individual characteristics from each one. This estate now uses a blend of American and French oak, developing a unique style in the appellation of Nuits-St-Georges, Gevrey-Chambertin and Pommard.

Tasting Notes

There is balancing exotic and opulent red fruit with notes of cranberry and cherry liqueur, a dusty note of minerality adds weight and freshness whilst the impressive nature of this powerful red shows throughout all stages. It has sweetness, complexity, richness and great length and presence.

Food Matches

You can serve this with fish in a red wine sauce, or soft centered cheeses or game.

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