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Nuits-St-Georges Blanc, Les Creux Fraiche Eau 2015, Domaine Machard de Gramont

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A wine which is cracking value for money. Ripe with a taut, steely palate. A rich exotic fruit filled wine - Quite delicious!
Type:
Vintage:
2015
Size:
75cl
Main Grape:
Grape Mix:
100%
Genre:
Style:
Dry
ABV:
13%
Region:
Country:
France
Sub Region:
Côte de Nuits
Sub Sub Region:
Nuits-St-Georges
Body:
Rich, rounded and full flavoured
Drinking Window:
Drink from now
Closure Type:
Cork
£27.99
 

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

A bit of a rarity but what tremendous value. The vineyards are high altitude with a high lime content in the soil. The wine is aged for 10 months in old French barrels. Cracking value for money. Ripe with a taut, steely palate. A rich, exotic fruit filled wine - Quite delicious!

Food Matches

Try with poultry in sauce or veal fried with mushrooms. Their great distinction elicits a grateful response from foie gras, lobster, crawfish, and grilled or fried sea-fish. On the cheese-board, its natural allies are goat cheeses, Reblochon, or soft-centred cheeses like Brie de Meaux.

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