Santenay 1er cru, Grand Clos Rousseau - Domaine Claude NouveauDomaine Claude Nouveau
We are the Côte de Beaune within Burgundy area and the Premier Cru appellation was awarded here in 1937. This vineyards here are protected from wind by the surrounding murgers (dry stone walls) and they produce full-bodied, ample and very complex wines. This is a (beautiful) 100% Pinot Noir, aged in oak barrels for 12 months, 6 months in vats prior to bottling with no filtering or finings.
It has an elegant, rich and savoury bouquet of woodlands berries and kirsch with a touch of liquorice. The palate is complex, well-structured and supple with a smooth texture and a refined tannin.
Serving suggestions : Game, filet of beef, slow-cooked dishes (braised beef). Matured cheese