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2015 Domaine de Montille Nuits-St.-Georges Les Thorey

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December 10, 2023 - $69

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RATINGS

91-93The Wine Advocate

...the palate is well structured with good backbone, fine acidity thanks to the limestone soil, with pretty blackberry and redcurrant fruit towards the precise finish. Excellent.

91-93Burghound.com

There is a really lovely mouth feel to the caressing, detailed and discreetly mineral-inflected flavors that offer fine depth and sneaky good persistence.

90-92Stephen Tanzer

Pungent minerality lifts the aromas of black cherry, licorice and spices. Very dense, tactile and rich, conveying an impression of chocolatey ripeness...

REGION

France, Burgundy, Côte d'Or, Côte de Nuits-Villages, Nuits-St.-Georges, Aux Thorey

Aux Thorey is a 12.5-acre Premier Cru vineyard in the Nuits-Saints-Georges appellation, in Burgundy’s Cote-de-Nuits. Because there are no Grand Cru vineyards in Nuits-Saints-Georges, the appellation’s considerable reputation rests on its excellent Premier Crus. Aux Chaignots is in the northern part of the appellation, where the soil is limestone mixed with gravel. Burgundy writer Clive Coates notes that the wines from these northern Nuits-Saint-Georges Premier Crus are “rich, full and elegant.”

TYPE

Red Wine, Pinot Noir, 1er (Premier) Cru

This red wine is relatively light and can pair with a wide variety of foods. The grape prefers cooler climates and the wine is most often associated with Burgundy, Champagne and the U.S. west coast. Regional differences make it nearly as fickle as it is flexible.