The Nuits-Saint-Georges Clos des Grades Vignes from Chateau de Puligny Montrachet is a lovely effort – from this somewhat overlooked 1er cru. In the bouquet fine red fruit with cherries, raspberries and a lovely core of sweet strawberries – some slightly floral and reduced notes – but a lovely nose. On the palate fine quite airy fruit for a 2009. Good midpalate concentration, with quite a tannic grip and a fine core of delicate sweet fruit. The finish is long and quite intense offering good minerality.… Read the full article →
Clos des Grandes Vignes
Louis-Michel Liger-Belair have acquried the Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er cru monopole Clos des Grandes Vignes from Chateau de Puligny Montrachet.
The vineyard was until 2004 a part of Domaine Thomas-Moillard, but was sold along with other fine vineyards to Domaine Dujac and Etienne de Montille. Etienne de Montille then sold this vineyard to Chateau de Puligny Montrachet, which he also directs and now own. Chateau de Puligny Montrachet produced the wine since vintage 2005.
Clos des Grandes Vignes is 2.2ha and located in the very southern part of Nuits-Saint Georges just across the road from Clos des Corvees in the village Premeaux-Prissey.… Read the full article →