Type: Red Wine
Country: France
Region: Burgundy
Code: NUIT660
This domaine is the dominant landowner (out of 3) of this lieu-dit with a 1.7 ha limestone plot of late ripening vines, some of which are 50 years old. It is situated on this mid-slope in between the villages of Nuits-Saint- Georges and Vosne Romanée.

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 n...
The bouquet is rich, ripe and generous, almost masculine in its intensity. The palate is layered with pomegranate, mulled raspberry and some sweetness, with sturdy tannins that give way eventually to a distinct spicy edge. This adds warmth and complexity, balancing the sweet oak obvious freshness of acidity and dusty limestone minerality.
Aged in 30% new oak barrels, of which 40% is French and 60% is American. In 2022 Alban made almost 35 barrels of this wonderful red, easily his largest production.

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