Daniel Rion Nuits-Saint-Georges "Les Grandes Vignes"
The Grandes Vignes, 30 to 80 years old, are on limono-clayey colluviums at the bottom of the slope (230m of altitude), calcareous and very stony, which rest on marls.
The parcel of Lavières, at an altitude of 250m, is slightly sloped. Its calcareous colluvial ground at the foot of the slope is of rather deep and stony, clayey-muddy soil. The vinestocks are between 20 and 35 years old.
The vines at the origin of our Nuits Saint Georges Vieilles Vignes (Old Vines), located at an altitude of 245m, grow on a shallow alluvial cone, calcareous and stony, at the bottom of the slope.
On the whole, the field consists of 2.45 ha in appellation Nuits Saint Georges.
They are all three raised on dregs, from 50% of new barrels. Rich and deeply colored, with wild fruit flavors : blackberry, blackcurrant, with elegant and present tannins, such is our Nuits St Georges Lavières. Its intense dark color announces the powerful and complex flavors : they mix blackcurrant, blackberry and bilberry. The tannins are firmer for the parcels located at the South and more flexible for those of the North of the town of Nuits Saint Georges. They present on the whole a solid structure. In an average year, the wines of Nuits St Georges will be revealed only as you enter 5 to 10 years; however, at times it can easily take 15 years for these wines to reach maturity.