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Nicolas Potel is a French winemaker and negociant who comes from a long line of winemakers in Burgundy, France. He founded his eponymous wine company, Nicolas Potel, in 1997, after working at several prestigious wineries in Burgundy. Nicolas Potel is known for his commitment to producing high-quality wines that showcase the unique terroir of Burgundy. He sources his grapes from top vineyards in the region and uses traditional winemaking techniques to produce wines that reflect the character and complexity of the region. Nicolas Potel is committed to sustainable farming practices and uses environmentally-friendly techniques in its vineyards. The winery is certified by Terra Vitis, a French organization that promotes sustainable agriculture.
Climat du Val Auxey Duresses 1er Cru is a specific vineyard site located in the Val Auxey Duresses appellation of the Cote de Beaune subregion in Burgundy, France. The term "climat" refers to a specific vineyard site that has been recognized for its unique terroir and exceptional quality.
This wine has a deep ruby color with aromas of red fruit, black cherry, and a hint of spice. On the palate, it is medium-bodied and complex with flavors of raspberry, cherry, and a subtle hint of oak. The wine has a long and smooth finish with a good balance of acidity and tannins.
Nicolas Potel Climat du Val Auxey Duresses 1er Cru 2017 pairs well with a wide range of dishes, including grilled meats, roasted vegetables, and rich pasta dishes. It is also an excellent choice for cellaring, as it can age for up to 5-7 years.