2001 Nuits St Georges Les Vaucrains Bertrand Ambroise

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Average critic rating : 90.5 points



When the medium to dark ruby-colored 2001 Nuits-St.-Georges Les Vaucrains was tasted for this report in mid-January, 2003, it was still resting on its original lees as it had never been racked. “When the lees were healthy, it was important to allow the 2001s to feed on them as long as possible,” explained Ambroise. Its sweet black fruit-scented nose leads to a big, rich, velvety-textured personality of outstanding depth. Layers of blackberries, cassis, and black cherries are found throughout its impressive core as well as in its persistent finish. Anticipated maturity: 2005-2011. Wine Advocate.June, 2003

Bertrand Ambroise took over the Burgundian domain in 1987 and has since been crafting fantastic wines from his 21 hectares of vines, growing pinot noir and chardonnay. Bertrand Ambroise wines include both powerful reds, as well as fine white wines.

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