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Lucien Le Moine Nuits Saint Georges Les Vaucrains 2014

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Lucien Le Moine Nuits Saint Georges Les Vaucrains 2014
$168.99

SKU 3971

750ml

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The commune of Nuits-Saint-Georges is the southernmost commune of the Côte de Nuits, and includes, from a viticultural standpoint, the small adjoining commune of Prémeaux-Prissey. There are 431 acres of vineyards which take this appellation at the village level, of which 29 are in Prémeaux. Of the 1er Cru vineyards, numbering 36, 28 vineyards occupy 248 acres in Nuits-Saint-Georges; the remaining eight, in Prémeaux, cover 104 acres. The Les Vaucrains is a vineyard of 15 acres lying upslope at 260-280 meters in the south part of Prémeaux.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region France, Burgundy, Cote de Nuits
Brand Lucien Le Moine
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Wine SpectatorThis is vibrant, boasting cherry and black currant notes, allied to a dense texture. Builds to a lingering aftertaste of dark fruit, mineral and spice. Shows terrific harmony and balance, though this needs a few years of cellaring to really sing. Best from 2021 through 2040.

Bruce Sanderson, May 31, 2017