Introducing the exquisite 2017 Domaine de la Vougeraie Nuits St Georges Les Damodes, a premier cru Pinot Noir hailing from the renowned Burgundy region in France. This remarkable red wine is a true testament to the artistry and dedication of its producer, Domaine de la Vougeraie.
In the glass, the wine displays a deep, dense purple hue that entices the eye with its richness and allure. With an alcohol percentage of 13.0, this red beauty strikes the perfect balance between elegance and power. Enclosed with a traditional cork closure, the anticipation builds as one prepares to experience the symphony of flavors within.
Renowned wine expert Jasper Morris describes this vintage as being racked after a late malolactic fermentation, resulting in a wine that exudes energy and concentration. The bouquet is exceptional, offering a delightful medley of black cherry notes intertwined with ripe fruit. As the wine caresses the palate, the ripe fruit swells, revealing more structure and assertive tannins towards the back.
In another review, the esteemed publication Vinous praises the 2017 Nuits Saint-Georges Les Damodes 1er Cru for its pure and irresistible bouquet. Dark cherries, cranberry, rose petals, and hints of orange blossom dance harmoniously on the nose. On the palate, sappy red berry fruit takes center stage, showcasing the wine's ample volume and substance. A touch of white pepper adds a subtle spiciness, while the finish lingers with a rustic charm that promises to evolve beautifully with bottle age.
This exceptional wine from Domaine de la Vougeraie is a testament to the skillful craftsmanship and dedication of its producers. With its complex flavors, elegant structure, and potential for further development, the 2017 Domaine de la Vougeraie Nuits St Georges Les Damodes is a true gem from the Burgundy region of France.