A complex nose of fresh red and black raspberry, plum and pungent earth introduces rich, round and fleshy flavors that possess excellent density but also fine supporting tannins that add shape to the strikingly long finish. Burghound 93pts.
Domaine Henri Gouges is one of the most famous in Nuits St. Georges. The Gouges family have been vineyard proprietors in Nuits for generations and proprietors of the current domaine since 1919. Henri Gouges, along with the Marquis d' Angerville from Volnay, was in the forefront of the war against fraud in Burgundy in the 1920's and in the 1930s he was heavily involved with delineating the crus in Burgundy for the Institut National d'Appellation d'Origine. The domaine consists of 14.5 hectares of vineyards and includes holdings in 6 Nuits St. Georges 1er Crus.
The Clos des Porrets-Saint-Georges is a tiny 3.6ha monopole (under single ownership) Premier Cru vineyard and is one of the most highly revered in the Nuits-St-Georges.
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