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Domaine PHILIPPE GAVIGNET  Hautes Cotes de Nuits  "Clos des Dames Huguettes" 2015

Retail Price: $40

Value Rating: 3.3

Wine Factor: 1.5
Date Posted: April 6, 2018
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Scores & Value Ratings Explained

DDWA Score: 88

Very Good Value

A deep red, wild cherry nose with freshly-turned earth, allspice berries and black tea moves to a strong red berry/cherry flavor with savory spice and soil support. Good structure, fine and firm tannins, bright/bold fruit and a definitive character of Burgundy make this a screaming-good value in this category. Buy this while you can and enjoy it as your weekend-at-home Red Burg over the next 5 years.

Gavignet is a winery/winemaker in Nuits Saint Georges making a handful of Premier Cru and Villages level NSGs. This Hautes Cotes de Nuits comes from a vineyard overlooking the village. Mature vines (20 to 50 years old) growing in clay/limestone. Wines such as this really show their quality and value in excellent vintages like 2015. 

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