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WINERY: Domaine Vigot
WINEMAKER: Fabrice Vigot
REGION: FRANCE • Burgundy • Côte de Nuits • Vosne-Romanée
APPELLATION: Bourgogne AOC
BLEND: 100% Pinot Noir
VINEYARDS: A single-vineyard selection from ‘Les Maladières,’ located in
greater Nuits-Saint-Georges, east of the main road, not far from villages-level
vineyard Nuits ‘Les Maladières.’ At 660 to 690 feet above sea level, facing
east; soils are rocky, rich in limestone-clay and marl.
AGE OF VINES: 20-40 years
WINEMAKING: Hand-harvested. Partially destemmed (70%); fermented on
indigenous yeasts in steel tank. Aged for 14 months in 228L tonneaux (20%
new). Unfined and unfiltered.
TASTING IMPRESSIONS: Aromas of red and black cherries and plum, light
pepper, some earth. Medium-bodied, suave tannins; spiced finish.
PAIRING SUGGESTIONS: Pâté en croûte; air-dried pork sausage; moderately
aged French cow’s cheese