A regional appellation used in conjunction with the word Hautes-Côtes, harvested in 48 communes within the Bourgogne appellation. The Hautes-Côtes lie behind the slopes on which Burgundy's Grands Crus, at a higher altitude (300-400m compared to 250-350m), hence the name "Hautes-Côtes" or "high slopes". The Hautes-Côtes de Nuits appellation covers 570 hectares with 470 hectares producing red wines.
100% Pinot Noir.
Colour: Elegant ruby red.
Nose: A red fruits bouquet enhanced by delicate spicy notes.
Palate: Delicate and perfumed in the mouth, it is an ample and well-balanced wine showing a good aptitude for ageing.
Will be perfect paired with grilled or roast red meats, game birds and cheeses, provided that these are not too strong.
Drink now or keep in the cellars for 3 to 5 years in good storage conditions.
Serve ideally between 15° and 16°C. (59-61 °F.).