Julien Cruchandeau Nuits Saint Georges "Aux Saints Jacques" 2014
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About the Winery:
Tasting notes: Deep aromas of ripe black fruit and a few animal notes. A structured, complex palate with a pleasant finish and fine tannins.
Food pairing: Meat dishes with sauces, grilled meats, mature cheeses
Les Saints Jacquesâ€™ climate lies at the foot of the hillside on the edge of the Vosnes RomanÃ©e appellation and one of the Premiers Crus, with an eastern exposure at an altitude of 240 metres, and fairly deep limestone soil.
Cultivation method: Lutte raisonnÃ©e with tillage
Harvesting: Grapes are hand-picked into perforated crates and sorted by hand
Fermentation: Partial destemming, cold maceration for ten days or so, followed by fermentation in vats for 3 to 6 weeks depending on the vintage, with frequent pumping over and punching down in the early stages of fermentation.
Maturation: Between 14 and 18 months in oak barrels (30% new barrels, 30% single-wine barrels, 30% barrels over two years old)
Variety: Pinot Noir
Age of the vines: planted in 1947
Cellaring potential: between 5 and 15 years