2011 Arnoux-Lachaux Nuits-Saint-Georges Corvées Pagets

Pinot Noir - 750ML
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REVIEWS

WS 93 BH 92
WS 93

Wine Spectator, March 2014

This rich red is suave and ripe, laced with black cherry, black currant and oak spice flavors. Balanced and supple, with complexity and a lingering aftertaste of sweet fruit, mineral and spice. Best from 2016 through...
BH 92

Burghound, January 2013

(90-92 points) This is also exceptionally fresh though much more restrained with a beautifully well-layered nose of red berry fruit, earth and a hint of spice. There is a wonderfully seductive character to the rich and...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Nuits
Vintage 2011
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork

The 2011 Arnoux-Lachaux Clos des Corvées Pagets is a Pinot Noir from the renowned Burgundy region of France, specifically the Côte de Nuits sub-region. This wine, produced by Arnoux-Lachaux, is notable for its deep red color and balanced composition. It features a classic cork closure and has an alcohol content of 13.5%.

Professional reviews highlight the wine's complexity and potential for aging. Wine Spectator awarded it an impressive score of 93 points, describing it as "rich" and "suave," with flavors of black cherry, black currant, and oak spice. The review emphasizes the wine's balance and supple texture, noting that it has a "lingering aftertaste of sweet fruit, mineral, and spice." Wine Spectator suggests that the wine will be best enjoyed between 2016 and 2026, and mentions that 265 cases were made, with 20 cases imported.

Burghound also provides a favorable review, rating the wine between 90 and 92 points. The review praises the wine's exceptional freshness and more restrained character compared to other offerings. Burghound highlights a "beautifully well-layered nose of red berry fruit, earth, and a hint of spice," and describes the wine as having a "wonderfully seductive character" with "rich and velvety middle weight flavors." The review also points out the wine's fine sense of precision and vibrant finish, suggesting that it will mature gracefully and reach its peak after a decade.

In summary, the 2011 Arnoux-Lachaux Clos des Corvées Pagets is a distinguished Pinot Noir that has garnered high praise from professional reviewers for its balance, complexity, and aging potential. With its rich array of flavors and well-structured composition, this wine is poised to offer a rewarding experience for those who can wait for it to reach its full potential.