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Domaine Henri Gouges La Perrière Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru

Domaine Henri Gouges
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750 mL
Wine Type
White Still Wine
RegionBurgundy
Alcohol Level
Country
France
SubregionNuits-Saint-Georges
Drinking Window
GrapesPinot Blanc
Wine Description:
Domaine Henri Gouges La Perrière Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru is an exceptional white wine crafted by Domaine Henri Gouges, a renowned producer in the Nuits-Saint-Georges appellation of Burgundy, France. This particular wine stands out as it is made from the unusual Pinot Blanc grape, which adds a unique character to the wine. The vineyards of Domaine Henri Gouges are known for their old vines and prime location on the slopes of Nuits-Saint-Georges, ensuring optimal sun exposure and soil quality. The winemaking process involves careful fermentation and aging in oak barrels, resulting in a wine with a rich and textured palate, aromas of white fruits and flowers, and a vibrant acidity. This rare and distinctive white Burgundy offers a delightful alternative to traditional Chardonnays and is a must-try for wine enthusiasts seeking something special. Read more
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  • Elegant and velvety texture on the palate
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The Domaine Henri Gouges La Perrière Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru is an elegant and refined white wine that captivates the senses. On the nose, it reveals delicate aromas of white flowers, citrus zest, and hints of toasted almonds. The palate is beautifully balanced, offering flavors of crisp green apple, pear, and a subtle mineral undertone. The wine's vibrant acidity and precise structure add to its overall freshness. Pair this Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru with seafood dishes such as grilled scallops or lobster, as well as poultry in cream-based sauces. Read more
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Wine body refers to the weight and texture of wine on the palate. In other words, it is the degree of body a wine has, ranging from light-bodied to full-bodied. Wines with higher body appear to have a thicker texture and can sometimes coat the palate.
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Wine acidity refers to the tartness of a wine, which gives a tingling sensation on the side of the tongue. A metallic-like sharp taste is also associated with high acidity. Sometimes a high level of sweetness, such as in luscious dessert wines, can disguise a high level of acidity. Acidity can range from soft to searing.
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Wine tannin gives wine its textural mouthfeel and astringency. Tannin is a natural compound found in grape skins, seeds, and stems. It contributes to the structure and helps to balance out the sweetness of the fruit. Tannins are usually discussed when it comes to red wines, even though some white and rosé wines with certain wine making techniques can also contain tannins.
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