TERROIR : Nuits-Saint-Georges wines are produced on the area of the villages of Nuits-Saint-Georges and Prémeaux-Prissey. The soils are mainly marl and limestone. The 1er Cru les Damodes is the 1er Cru closest to the Vosne-Romanee vineyard, and produces refined and elegant wines.
GRAPE VARIETY : 100% Pinot Noir
WINEMAKING : Manual harvest with grape sorting before the vinification and full destemming. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks and maturation in oak barrels for 18 months, including 30% of new barrels.
WINE TASTING : Intense red in colour, very pure and brilliant. Strong aromas of small red fruits, roses and a hint of liquorice, with macerated fruits notes (prune), fur, and truffle aromas after a few years of maturation. Well-structured and powerful in the mouth, the tannins are smooth and voluptuous, ending in a long finish.
FOOD PAIRING : This wine will pair well with several dishes: meats in sauce, roasted or grilled, game meat and strong flavored cheeses.
SERVICE TEMPERATURE AND AGEING : Wine to be served at 16°C / 60° F. Good ageing potential, from 5 to 15 years.