NUITS SAINT GEORGES AU CHOUILLET Vieille Vigne
Total Surface : 17 ouvrées (1 ouvrée = 4 ares 28)
Grape Variety : Pinot Noir
Average Age of the Vines : 68 years old
Nature of the Soil : Oligocen marly formations are present, but they are covered by clay and red silt with chert beds, by deposits from ancient alluvial cones made of gravel and silt, as well as by alluvial river sediments from the valley of Meuzin, the river that divides the Nuits vineyards in two zones: North and South.
Harvesting : Manual only
Average Production : 4200 Bottles.
Wine Characteristics : The deep color shows a remarkable stability during ageing. In its youth, the wine expresses a certain sobriety. Earthy nuances and wild fruits such as prune mix with strawberry and several floral notes.