Son of the famed Emmanuel Rouget, Nicolas Rouget acquired several parcels and his father’s cave, and farms his vines as naturally as possible. A rising star.
About the cuvée
Belle introduction au savoir-faire du domaine, ce hautes-côtes-de-nuits dévoile une jolie robe or de laquelle s'échappent des notes typiques du chardonnay qui le composent. Ainsi, on retrouve des touches de fleurs blanches, de fruits blancs, d'agrumes. La matière est traversée par une belle minéralité qui lui offre fraîcheur et persistance, lui assurant par ailleurs de beaux mariages avec un fromage ou des mets aux accents iodés.
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General : The «bio» designation covers certified wines produced by biodynamic or organic methods, sustainably produced wines, and «environmentally friendly» wines that are not officially certified. These designations apply to recent vintages (the date of certification, if known, is specified in the estate description). See the blog article for more information on this designation.
Biodynamic : The «biodynamic» designation is used for all estates certified as using biodynamic methods, as verified by one of the two official bodies, Demeter or Biodyvin. All wines produced by biodynamic methods are also certified as organic. This designation applies to recent vintages.
Organic : The «organic» designation covers all estates certified as using organic methods, as verified by one of the bodies approved by the Ministry of Agriculture, such as Ecocert. This designation applies to recent vintages.
Sustainable : The «sustainable» designation covers all estates certified as using integrated or High Environmental Value (level 3 Environmental Certification) techniques. This designation applies to recent vintages.
Evironmentally friendly : The «environmentally friendly» designation refers to estates practising environmentally friendly wine-growing techniques, but that have not opted for certification or who are still in the process of converting to organic agriculture or biodynamics. These estates may have adopted biodynamic principles (non-certified) or simply no longer use chemical products. This designation applies to recent vintages.
Natural : Wines which are produced without any added sulfur (or almost any) and with no other inputs. However, given that there is no official body to issue the natural wine label, it is based on winemakers’ statements. This designation applies to recent vintages.