Domaine Nudant - Hautes Côtes de Nuits 2013
Hautes Côtes de Nuitsis produced from Chardonnay grapes grown in the municipality of Meuilley which is located 10 kilometers to the west of Nuits-Saint-Georges. The vines are 35-40 years old and grows 400 meters above sea level in south-easterly direction. The production is limited and only 6,000 bottles are made each year.
- Country : France
- Region : Burgundy
- Grape variety : 100% Chardonnay
- Classification : AOP Hautes Côtes de Nuits
- Color : White
- Vintage : 2013
- Alcohol degree : 13%
- Storage potential : 2-3 years
- Volume : 75 cl
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.
Light straw yellow color. Floral aromas with some hints of fruit. A crisp and fresh taste with a good balance between acidity and fruit. An affordable white wine to drink the next 2-3 years for aperitif or to accompany dishes made of boiled fish.