Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair, Nuits-St-Georges Aux Cras 2007

The Nuits-Saint-Georges Aux Cras is a quite new wine in the Liger-Belair collection – first vintage was 2006. I have a soft spot for this fine terroir – and the 2007 is really starting to show the qualities now. In the bouquet red and blue berry fruits with notes of liquorice and a hint of oak. On the palate beautiful juicy fruit, very well balanced with a good focus from the minerality. Impressive nerve and energy for the vintage. Need some years more to show the full potential … but nevertheless accessible now. This is a truly enjoyable wine.

20120309-125513.jpg(Drink from 2016) – Fine 92p – Tasted 01/11/2012 – Magnum from the Domaine cellar

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