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The history of Labouré-Roi is closely linked to that of Nuits-Saint-Georges, in the heart of the iconic Côte de Nuits. Founded in 1832, Labouré-Roi is today one of the most respected names in Burgundy.

These historical roots in the heart of one of the most fragmented and exacting wine-producing regions in the world have shaped a philosophy focused on excellence and discovery. For nearly 200 years, Labouré-Roi has enabled wine lovers from all over the world to access the prestigious appellations of these legendary vineyards.

BOURGOGNE
HAUTES-CÔTES DE NUITS

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2021  

ORIGIN

The vineyards of the Hautes-Côtes de Nuits are spread throughout the Côte de Nuits in Burgundy, from Dijon to Corgoloin. They cover the well exposed hills overlooking the Côte.

The vineyards were rebuilt in 1950 in order to obtain a high quality wine. Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grape varieties were planted on its best slopes. All the efforts invested into enhancing quality are now bearing fruit.

The vineyards cover a total surface of 570 hectares, for both white and red wines.

- Clay-limestone soil from the Jurassic period.
- South-eastern and southern exposure.
- Soft to steep slope.
- Altitude between 280 and 330 meters.

VARIETAL

The Pinot Noir is the only grape variety of the Bourgogne Hautes-Côtes de Nuits appellation.

- 10 000 feet/ha.
- Pruning method: Guyot or Cordon de Royat.
- Manual and mechanic harvest.
- Yields 54hl/hectare (high vines) and 60 hl/ha (low vines) in standard year.

TASTING NOTES

The color is ruby red .

The nose offers nice typical notes of red and black fruit, slightly spicy (pepper).

Nice depth in the mouth. Fruity and animal flavors, silky tannins, smooth with a discreetly spicy finish, fresh and fruity. Good length on the palate.

FOOD AND WINE PAIRING

Serve with grilled or roasted red meats, poached eggs in red wine sauce « oeufs en meurette », warm meat pie, or pasta. Can also be paired with game birds and cheeses.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

Serve at a temperature of 15 °C. (59°F.)