Domaine Nudant - Aloxe Corton "Clos de la Boulotte" 2014 - Red
"Clos de la Boulotte" monopole is made from 100% Pinot Noir grapes cultivated on a piece of land with the same name as the wine and for which the Nudants are the only ones to exploit. The name "Boulotte" probably comes from "Birch" because birch trees once grew along with this climate ". The vines are 60 years old and are grown in south / southwest direction. 6-7000 bottles are produced here every year.
- Country : France
- Region : Burgundy
- Grape variety : 100% Pinot Noir
- Classification : AOP Aloxe-Corton
- Awards : Guide Hachette 2017, Guide Gault&Millau vins
- Color : Red
- Vintage : 2014
- Alcohol degree : 13%
- Storage potential : 7-10 years
Presentation of the vineyard
Domaine Nudant is located in Ladoix in the middle of the Burgundy district known as "Côte de Beane", but it also has vineyards that stretches further north into the appellations of "Côte de Nuit". The vineyard has been in the family estate since the 1400s and 3 generations are today working together. André, who expanded and modernized the estate in the 50's, his son Jean-René who took over in 1978 and then the grandson Guillaume who entered the family business 25 years later. The vineyard consists of 16 hectares of land including 20 different labels from regional to 1er and Grands crus. The agriculture is carried out without chemical pesticides.
A subtle raspberry red color. Complex berry aromas of black berries, cherries, red currants with soft hints of spices, vanilla and coffee. A long and smooth flavor with great finesse and present tannins. Can be stored for 2-3 years in order to "soften". An elegant wine to be enjoyed with a lamb steak or game dishes of various kind.