2017 Nuits St Georges, 1er Cru Les Vaucrains, Domaine Henri Gouges (3 x Magnum)

France Burgundy Nuits

The 2017 Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru Les Vaucrains is another unusually suave offering from Gouges, offering up aromas of dark berry fruit, wild plums, baking chocolate and rich soil tones, subtly framed by cedary new wood. On the palate, the wine is medium to full-bodied, deep and dense, but notably open-knit and juicy at the core, concluding with a long, sapid finish. Given how forbidding Vaucrains can be, this is an almost disconcertingly charming effort.

£214.00 Magnum
£440.00 per case (3 x Magnum)

2017 Nuits St Georges, 1er Cru Les Vaucrains, Domaine Henri Gouges (3 x Magnum)

The 2017 Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru Les Vaucrains is another unusually suave offering from Gouges, offering up aromas of dark berry fruit, wild plums, baking chocolate and rich soil tones, subtly framed by cedary new wood. On the palate, the wine is medium to full-bodied, deep and dense, but notably open-knit and juicy at the core, concluding with a long, sapid finish. Given how forbidding Vaucrains can be, this is an almost disconcertingly charming effort.

France Burgundy Nuits
Producer Domaine Henri Gouges
Sub-Region Nuits
Region Burgundy
Country France
Grape Variety Pinot Noir
Vintage 2017
Colour Red
Style Medium-Full, Dry

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Robert Parker Wine Advocate

The 2017 Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru Les Vaucrains is another unusually suave offering from Gouges, offering up aromas of dark berry fruit, wild plums, baking chocolate and rich soil tones, subtly framed by cedary new wood. On the palate, the wine is medium to full-bodied, deep and dense, but notably open-knit and juicy at the core, concluding with a long, sapid finish. Given how forbidding Vaucrains can be, this is an almost disconcertingly charming effort.

92 Points / Drinking 2022 - 2040

By William Kelley / January 2019