Tasted blind at Flint Wines’ 2007/2012 Nuits Saint-Georges tasting in London. The 2012 Nuits Saint-Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale has a mixture of red and black fruit on the nose; it is missing a little delineation although there is good intensity.
Usually 40,000 bottles. But he lost 60% to hail in 2012. It’s usually an assembage of eight cuvées but there were only four in 2012. There hasn’t been any Forges since 2008 (when it was only 15%) as the quality has risen. Quite autumnal and racy with real
Has a very pretty nose of red fruits and dried flowers. The palate shows underlying structure, with some Nuits iron and plenty of earth. It has good flesh and build and is a wine of harmony and character. Starting to drink very well.~
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