Domaine Pierre Naigeon Les Vignois Côtes de NuitsVillages 2015


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Country - France

Region - Burgundy

Grape Varieties - Chardonnay 100%

Alcohol by volume - 13%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Domaine Pierre Naigeon

Tasting notes - A vibrant and full-flavoured wine with mineral tones complemented by delicate floral and herbal notes. Complex and elegant on the palate, with an attractive saline finish. 

Awards

Gold, SWA, 2019

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A vibrant and full-flavoured wine with mineral tones complemented by delicate floral and herbal notes. Long with a lovely purity of flavour.


Producer Note
Pierre Naigeon is a leading and renowned producer in the Côtes de Nuits. The Naigeon family has been established in Gevrey-Chambertin for over 150 years. They
acquired some vines and started to produce wine in 1890. The estate remained reasonably small until 2003 when Pierre purchased more land increasing their holdings to 11.5 hectares. Pierre Naigeon believes passionately in sustainable farming, without the use of herbicides. He believes in non-interventionist winemaking and aims to produce wines full of fragrance, revealing the natural terroir. The average age of his vines is remarkably high, mostly over 50 years, which endows the wines with an extraordinary quality, maturity and concentration.


Vintage
A mild winter was followed by a mild spring. The 2015 warm summer saw early flowering, with rapid development. Ripening was slowed due to hot July temperatures, but rain at the end of the month eased drought pressures. A cooler August allowed ripening to advance. Fine weather during the September harvest resulted in superb quality fruit with excellent phenolic ripeness.


Vineyard
The plot of Les Vignois lies in Brochon, in between Gevrey Chambertin and Fixin, in the northern part of the Côte de Nuits. The climate here is continental with cold
winters and warm summers. The vineyard is situated on south eastern facing slopes and the vines are grown in reddish brown alluvium soils with pebbly limestone. Pierre
believes in respecting the terroir; he ensures the yields are kept low and follows organic and biodynamic principles, taking into consideration the cycles of the moon and the sun. The perfectly ripe and healthy grapes are hand harvested, with every bunch being delicately picked into small bins to preserve the integrity of the fruit.


Winemaking
Vinified in a gravity-fed winery, this cuvée was made with the minimal amount of intervention. The grapes underwent a meticulous manual sorting, before being gently pressed by a pneumatic press. Fermentation took place using indigenous yeasts in temperature controlled stainless steel vats. Pierre uses the absolute minimum amount of sulphur in his wines. 50% of the wine was aged in new French oak barriques. The wine was very lightly fined, but not filtered, prior to being bottled.


Tasting Note
A vibrant and full-flavoured wine with mineral tones complemented by delicate floral and herbal notes. Complex and elegant on the palate, with an attractive saline finish.


Serving Suggestion
A perfect match for cold ham terrines such as Jambon Persillé, country pâtés, snails, grilled fish or goat’s cheese. Also matches Comté, Beaufort or Gruyère.


Grape
Chardonnay 100%

Awards

Gold, SWA, 2019

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Vintage
2015
Bottle Size
75cl
Case Size
6 Bottles
Region
Burgundy

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Domaine Pierre Naigeon Les Vignois Côtes de NuitsVillages 2015

Country - France

Region - Burgundy

Grape Varieties - Chardonnay 100%

Alcohol by volume - 13%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Domaine Pierre Naigeon

Tasting notes - A vibrant and full-flavoured wine with mineral tones complemented by delicate floral and herbal notes. Complex and elegant on the palate, with an attractive saline finish. 

Awards

Gold, SWA, 2019

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