Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru "LES PORETS" 2011 - chevillon-chezeaux
Located south of the appellation, this climate reveals a Nuits-Saint-Georges powerful and robust with woody and spicy aromas. After a round and full attack, this wine is well balanced and excellent performance. The Porêts is one of the wines of the golden triangle of Nuits-Saint-Georges with Quail and Vaucrains. It will be delicate but structured, full and rich. A beautiful bottle. The Estate was founded in 1887 by Eugène-François CHEVILLON, who inherited his father Symphorien CHEVILLON some parcels of vines. Eugene CHEVILLON succeeded him. In 1946, his two son, Georges and Maurice share the family estate. In 1947, Georges Domaine Chevillon grew with the acquisition of Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er cru ""THE SAINT-GEORGES"". In 1963, Michael joined his son on the field that always operates with his wife Pascale and created in 1988 the Domaine Michel Chevillon. In 1999, their daughter Claire moved to turn on the estate. Philippe CHEZEAUX her husband joined her in 2000 to create the Domaine Chevillon-CHEZEAUX which currently operates 8 ha 61 a 75 ca vineyards all classified in AOC of 14 different appellations.
Working methods and especially winemaking remained traditional with a reasoned vine growing, severe short stature and budding to only keep a proper return for better quality and maturity and manual harvest. The wine is in oak barrels for 12 to 18 months depending on the appellation.
|Bottle Size||1.5 L|
|Appellation||Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru|
|Main grape||Pinot Noir|
|Grapes||100% Pinot Noir|
|When to drink||2017-2026|
2011 in Burgundy, is a relatively early vintage. The vine pushed smoothly until June, with almost three weeks early due to a particularly hot spring. In July, with the freshness and rain, the cycle has slowed, but sets out again in August, milder months. In the end, the wines do not lack wealth, but it is the delicacy of the tannins (for red) that makes the charm of the vintage, and low acidity makes them supple wines. The tannins are silky, pleasant fruit wines but sometimes lack a bit of ""pep"" and as they are already very pleasant we think probably not at a very high guard.