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2014 Henri Gouges Nuits St.-Georges Les Pruliers

Removed from a professional wine storage facility; Purchased direct from winery

Ends Sunday, 7pm Pacific

REGION

France, Burgundy, Côte d'Or, Côte de Nuits Villages, Nuits-St.-Georges, Les Pruliers

Les Pruliers is a 17.7-acre Premier Cru vineyard in Nuits-Saints-Georges, in Burgundy’s Cote de Nuits. It is in the central part of of the appellation. Because there are no Grand Cru vineyards in Nuits-Saints-Georges, the appellation’s considerable reputation rests on its excellent Premier Crus. At an elevation of 250-270 meters, the vineyard has an ideal elevation, and the soil contains large amounts of stone, gravel and limestone.

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.