Lupe Cholet 2013 Nuits Saint Georges
Grape: Pinot Noir
A red wine from famed appellation Nuits St Georges, France. Winery Lupe-Cholet aim to bring together the best of soil, vine and human skill to produce wines of unique personality, with long-established partnerships with various wine growers throughout Burgundy and selecting the best grapes for vinification.
This wine uses hand harvested grapes with gentle pressing to bring out nobility and elegance. before French oak barrel maturation for 15 to 20 months, according to vintage. Regular stirring (bâtonné) allows the lees to bring texture and roundness, with no fining and only light filtration before bottling.
A deep ruby-red colour wine showing initial aromas of forest-floor and slight mushroom, followed by notes of red fruit. Oaky and spicy on the palate with the cherry shining though, this excellent wine will suit further ageing for 7-10 yrs.