Wine Domaine Henry Gouges, Nuits-Saint-Georges AOC 2006
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Wine bright ruby-red color.
The wine has a fresh, balanced, elegant palate with hints of raspberry and cherry. Long, juicy finish.
The wine has aromas of ripe raspberry, blackberry and dark chocolate
Wine perfectly complements dishes of roasted red meat, veal or venison, and goes well with cheese.
Henri Gouges founded his estate in the early 20th century, turning it into a winery with 1920. For more than half a century, Henry served as the unofficial "caretaker" in the wine of Burgundy. Largely due to his gift to believe the majority of Burgundy winemakers began to follow the rules of AOC, which Henri Gouges and he helped develop. Since 1988, the estate is controlled grandchildren Henri - Pierre and Christian. Within three generations of wine domain can be found on the best tables in France and around the world. Domain deserved respect among the many professionals and amateurs of good wine. Vineyard area of 14.5 hectares: Nuits-Saint-Georges premiers crus Les Saint-Georges, Les Vaucrains, Chaines-Carteaux, Clos-de-Porrets-Saint-Georges (monopolistic ownership), Les Pruliers, Les Chaignots and Les Perriees (white) , vilage Nuits-Saint-Georges. The vineyards are located on the best soils of Nuits-Saint-Georges. The average age of the vines: 35 years.