Nuits Saint Georges 1er Cru Les Pruliers

Domaine Taupenot Merme SKU: IFTMNSGP12

Grape Variety: Pinot Noir

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The 2012 Nuits Saint-Georges 1er Cru Les Pruliers from Taupenot-Merme is characterized by a bouquet that exudes scents of candied raspberry pastilles and wild strawberries. The palate offers supple red berry fruit, with a moderate body. Towards the finish, the presence of oak becomes slightly dominant, although the wine maintains overall balance. The vineyard follows the principle of lutte raisonnée, emphasizing minimal chemical use and focusing on necessity. The average age of the vines is over 50 years old, contributing to the wine's complexity and character. e wine is then manually devatted (without pumping). Pneumatic pressing is carried out by fractionation and at low pressure to extract the most noble tannins. The press wine is tasted before assembly. Aging in oak barrels with 30 to 40% new barrels depending on the qualitative potential of each vintage. The aging period is adapted to preserve the fruit (from 15 to 18 months). ABV 13.5%