Cote de Nuits

The Côte de Nuits designates the vineyard between Dijon and the village of Corgoloin, south of Nuits-Saint-Georges. The Côte de Nuits is planted on a tongue about 40 kilometers long and scarcely 1 kilometer wide. It is planted on 1,500 hectares, almost entirely for the production of the great red wines of Burgundy such as Chambertin, Chambole...
The Côte de Nuits designates the vineyard between Dijon and the village of Corgoloin, south of Nuits-Saint-Georges. The Côte de Nuits is planted on a tongue about 40 kilometers long and scarcely 1 kilometer wide. It is planted on 1,500 hectares, almost entirely for the production of the great red wines of Burgundy such as Chambertin, Chambole Musigny, Vosne Romanée (and the very prestigious Romanée Conti), and of course Nuits Saint Georges. The production is grouped on 16 charming wine villages, nestled on the hillsides, intersected by narrow Combes. All the appellations of the Côte de Nuits, except Burgundy Grand Ordinaire or Burgundy Passe-Tout-Grain, are called mono-grape: Here, the King variety is Pinot Noir. King Philippe Le Hardi forbade the use of the Gamay grape in the 14th century, in favor of the Pinot Noir, from which are derived wines much more glutinous to his taste. Certainly well advised, well taken, so much the wines of the coast of Nuits are good, fine, powerful and racy. Carved for the guard, even the very long guard, the great wines of Burgundy never leave indifferent. It takes some time, perhaps, for some people more accustomed to the wines of Bordeaux, to succeed in understanding their complexity, and the aromas marked by red fruits and flowers (the Chambolle violet ...), but I do not Know no one who does not succumb at least once to the charm of the wines of the coast of Nuits. Purchasing one or more bottles: you are sure to make the right choice. If in doubt, do not hesitate to contact us at contact@defivin.com, we will be happy to assist you in your purchase. Interested in wines from the Côte de Nuits? Also visit our pages of the Côte de Beaune
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