Domaine Gaston & Pierre Ravaut Cote de Nuits-Villages 2012

The Cote de Nuits Villages from Domaine Ravaut is a real Burgundy terroir wine. The 45-year old 100% Pinot Noir vines are located on 4.7 acres of parcelles along the tops of hillsides in Comblanchien and Corgoloin (the first villages in the Cote de Nuits as you leave Ladoix and the Cote de Beaune and head towards Nuits-Saint-Georges). They truly are the Ravaut passion, matched only by their deep respect for the land and soils the vines dig their roots into. They grow in sandy limestone soils, allowing excellent drainage (and thus concentrating flavors and ripeness in the berries). [+]