The Liger-Belair family is one of the oldest in Nuits-st-George, and Thibault Liger-Belair owns more than two hectares (the total vineyard is 7.5ha) of 1er Cru Les Saint Georges. If there was a Grand Cru in Nuits-st-Georges, this vineyard would be it. Vines planted in 1944, completely biodynamically farmed. This wine is built to age and is one of the top wines in his portfolio.
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93+ POINTS , STEPHEN TANZER, VINOUS Bright, dark red. Very pure but youthfully subdued aromas of raspberry and flinty minerality. Silky and fine-grained but at the same time taut, displaying terrific inner-mouth energy and floral lift. Wonderfully precise already but this is still an infant. Really echoes and rises on the aftertaste, where the very smooth tannins coat the front teeth. Very firm, even youthfully strict, but not at all dry. A potentially outstanding vintage for this bottling, from a crop level of just 15 hectoliters per hectare.
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