The Nuits-Saint-Georges premier cru “Chateau Gris” has a interesting minerality. It’s made from a monopole vineyard located just south of the village – at the top of the slope. The Chateau Gris monopole is a part of the climate Les Crots – and the Chateau Gris estate itself is located in this vineyard. In the nose raspberries and red currant spiced with a nice slightly chalky minerality. On the palate quite rich and broad with a lovely energy and minerality from the limestone soil. It’s quite long and intense with a lovely cool airy style and an interesting minerality. Very interesting terroir – should not be overlooked.
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Tasting Notes for this producer
- Domaine du Chateau Gris, NSG “Chateau Gris” 2012 February 10, 2014
- Domaine du Chateau Gris, NSG – Les Terrasses Blanc 2012 February 8, 2014
- Tasting of Bichot 2012 – Domaine du Chateau Gris and du Pavillon On my September trip to Burgundy I had the priviledge to visit Albert Bichot to taste some 2012s from the different domaines and branches of the Bichot house. The tasting include wines from Albert Bichot, Domaine de Pavillon, Domaine du Clos Frantin and Chateau Gris. The cask samples were collected in the different ...
- WineHog rating system – more than points Tasting and rating wine is not exact science … and therefore I prefer to use a scale that reflects that wine is a living organism and that a wine can taste like 94 points one day … and 93 the next day … depending on the moon, the glass, temperature and or my mood! I ...