2014
Les Damodes

Pinot Noir
Description

Geographical situation: Nuits-Saint-Georges has a strong, unbridled personality. The town is perched below the hillside, at the opening of the La Serrée coomb. A small stream, the Meuzin, makes its way down from the Hautes-Côtes. Les Damodes is the town’s northernmost climat, on the border with Vosne-Romanée.Surface: 0,9223 ha, Geographical situation: parcel on a steep slope. Exposure: East-facing. Plantings: 1985/1986 Grape variety: 100% Pinot Noir.

Please note that this is an imported wine and cannot legally be shipped to GA, IA, IL, IN, LA, ME, MI, MO, MT, VA, and WV

Tasting Notes
Appearance: 

A dark velvety-coloured wine.

Aroma: 

Light aromas of strawberry, cherry, truffles and mild coffee bean.

Palate: 

A well-balanced, silky and refined Pinot Noir.

Winemaking
Vintage Notes: 

Ullage planted out. Earthing-up of the vines in winter. Spraying of nettle and rhubarb, horsetail, yarrow, tansy, comfrey tea during each treatment. Biodynamic preparation of 500 and 501 at the end of the winter and of 501 in spring before the flower. Suckers removed in spring.

Tech Notes
  • Varietal: 100% Pinot Noir
  • Aging: 16 Months
  • Barrels: Oak, 50% New
  • Production:
    • 4794 Bottles
    • 80 Magnums
Pairs Well With
Meats & Fish:
Roasted Rack of Lamb
Cheese & Nuts:
Medium cheeses
Fruits & Vegetables:
Baked Eggplant with Mushroom Tomato Sauce
Sauces:
Cream Sauces
$120