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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.
Les Vaucrains is a premier cru vineyard located in the heart of Nuits-Saint-Georges. It is known for producing wines that are powerful, tannic, and age-worthy, with a distinct expression of the terroir. The vineyard is situated on a steep slope with a south-eastern exposure, which allows for optimal ripening of the grapes.
Nicolas Potel Les Vaucrains Nuits Saint Georges 1er Cru 2019 has a deep ruby color with aromas of black cherry, blackcurrant, and a hint of spice. On the palate, it is full-bodied and complex with flavors of dark fruit, licorice, and a subtle hint of oak. The wine has a long and smooth finish with a good balance of acidity and tannins.
This wine pairs well with a wide range of dishes, including roasted meats, game, and strong cheeses. It is also an excellent choice for drinking on its own as an aperitif. The wine can be enjoyed now, but it also has excellent cellaring potential and can be aged up to 15-20 years.