Wine Domaine Michel Gros, Nuits-Saint-Georges "Les Chaliots" AOC, 2008
Wine rich ruby color.
Taste wine juicy, dense, very nice, quite concentrated, a rich, with notes of ripe black fruit and licorice, nice acidity, passing in a long aftertaste.
The aroma of wine is filled with rich and deep tones of black fruit.
The wine goes well with red meat, game, cheeses.
The vineyard "Les Chaliots" appellasone in Nuits-Saint-Georges is just 0.82 hectares. The name of the vineyard comes from the word "chaille", which means "small stone". The ground area - clay, rocky contains silica and subspecies of reddish flint. Special nature of the soil and induced domain Gros Michel create a personal wine that has a bright minerality, very pure fruit expression, a relatively strong acidity, powerful body and longevity.
Aged for 18 months in oak barrels, the wine Nuits-Saint-Georges "Les Shalo" 2008 - strict in his youth, but eventually softening and becoming a very charming. To develop the wine needs time, so vintage recommended to taste until 2014. Vintage 2008 won the bronze medal at the "Japan Wine Challenge, 2011".
Michel Gros - winemaker in the sixth generation, which continues and develops the work undertaken by his ancestors. It owns more than 18 hectares of vineyards in Nuits-Saint-Georges and Vosne-Romanee, including portions of Premier Cru. Gros Michel is always concerned about the development of their offspring. He controls all stages of production - from planting vines to the bottling of wine in the bottle.
Michel Gros modest and unassuming man. It creates a generous, subtle, elegant and high-quality wines. In recognition of his work, Michel was awarded numerous medals and awards, and is recognized as "Best producer of red wines", and its wines are marked with the award "Best Pinot Noir".