Domaine Prieuré Roch Nuits-Saint-Georges Premier Cru 'Clos des Corvées Vielles Vignes'

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  •   Burgundy, France
  •   Smooth Red
  •   Pinot Noir
  •   2018

In 1988 Henri-Frédéric Roch, co-director of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and grandson of Henri Leroy, decided to create his own exclusive domaine from some of DRC’s choicest parcels in Vosne-Romanée.

The vineyards are treated organically and hold only old vines (30-100 years), the domaine harvesting as late as possible in several tries, to maximise fruit and phenolic ripeness. The wines are vinified naturally, with whole bunch fermentation and punching down by foot, followed by no fining, no filtration and very light use of sulphur.

The resulting wines have a special purity and complexity which is hard to encapsulate. Vibrant, fresh aromatics and very bright acidity are balanced by superbly ripe, sophisticated fruit and spice flavours. Like the wines of other great minimal-interventionist producers (Vincenzo Abruzzese at Valdicava, for example), they can be enjoyed young but are also capable of long-term cellaring.

Stylistically they offer a unique balance of vigour and wisdom and (unsurprisingly given the calibre of their vineyards) the quality is always outstanding.

At the gateway to Prémeaux, the western boundary of Le Clos de Corvées follows the line of a flat stone paved track, quite unique here on the Côte. This track would have been used by the monks of Saint-Vivant-Sous-Vergy around the 10th century, and was originally a roman road. The re-establishment of Clos de Corvées, partitioned in the middle ages, is thanks to the shared passion of two men: the founder of the renowned winemerchants Geisweiler, in the late 19th century, and the French General Denis Joseph Gouachon, at the turn of the 20th century. This ‘climat’ (plot) covers 5.2 hectares and is one of the Côtes’ largest vinyards under single tenancy.

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  Bottle size 750
  Duty Paid / In Bond In Bond
  Vintage 2018
  Country France
  Region Burgundy
  Grape Pinot Noir
  Wine Type Red wines
  Wine Style Smooth Red
  Winemaking Biodynamic wines
  Drinkability Lay down
  Sweetness Dry

Domaine Prieuré Roch

The personal domaine of Romanée-Conti’s director

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