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2015 Alain Michelot Nuits St. Georges Les Cailles

Removed from a temperature and humidity controlled wine cellar

Ends Sunday, 7pm Pacific

REGION

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

Les Cailles is 17.8-acre Premier Cru vineyard in Nuits-Saints-Georges, in Burgundy’s Cote de Nuits. It is in the southern 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. The vineyard is 245 – 260 meters in elevation with an excellent stony, sandy soil that drains well. Coates calls Les Cailles “subtle…with very seductive, composed, soft fruit flavors.”

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.