Red

2002 Domaine de L'Arlot Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos des Forêts St. Georges

Pinot Noir

  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Côte de Nuits
  • Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru
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Community Tasting Notes 36

  • cannym Likes this wine: (93 points)

    March 19, 2016 - Sheer pleasure. Lovely dark fruit and roots nose. Such velvety tannins. Nose of dark berries, autumn undergrowth, warm spices. Berries and black roots. Fine acidity, great length. Very sybaritic for NSG 1er but oh so enjoyable.

  • Jeremy Holmes wrote:

    November 2, 2015 - Highly perfumed aromatics of smoke, plant matter, cherry and plum and earth. It is plush and velvety in the mouth with so much flesh. There's some Nuits earth just below the surface and balance is impeccable. This is highly perfumed Nuits that has good depth of flavor and it really fans out on the finish.

  • TheFrog Likes this wine: (92 points)

    February 4, 2015 - A noble knight in an old chain mail walking in the woods. A great wine with a soul.

  • Rupert wrote: (90 points)

    April 5, 2014 - Not much on nose, soft textured, deep and intriguing, there's a very slight stem pong, but the overriding sense is sappiness. Very attractive, but quiet

  • Jeremy Holmes wrote:

    January 31, 2014 - Has some sandalwood spice to the nose along with sweet red fruit, smoked meats and some floral stem action. It is velvety in the mouth with good depth of flavour and plenty of spice. There is just a touch of bitterness from the whole bunch on the finish.

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  • By Gregory Walter
    Issue #38, 5/1/2006 (link)

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    January/February 2006, IWC Issue #124 (link)

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  • By Allen Meadows
    1st Quarter, 2005, Issue #17 (link)

    (Domaine de l'Arlot Nuits St.-Georges Clos-des-Forêts St. Georges 1er Cru Red) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    March/April 2004, IWC Issue #113 (link)

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  • By Allen Meadows
    1st Quarter, 2004, Issue #13 (link)

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  • By Richard Jennings
    7/20/2010 (link) 92 points

    (Domaine de L'Arlot Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos des Forêts St. Georges) Bricking medium red color with pale meniscus; salinity, forest floor, green notes nose; concentrated, green notes, camphor, mineral, forest floor palate with structure; medium-plus finish

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  • By Bill Nanson
    11/1/2005 (link)

    (l'Arlot Nuits St.Georges Clos des Fôrets St.Georges) Medium, medium-plus colour. Dark and deep in character with a faintly spicy edge. There is a higher level of tannin, though velvety, and extra dimensions of dark fruit on the palate. Well balanced, though certainly more masculine in style. Good length and interesting aspect to the acidity as it seems to 'melt' the tannins in the finish - a very interesting and impressive wine.

  • By Bill Nanson
    3/1/2005 (link)

    (l'Arlot Nuits St.Georges Clos des Fôrets St.Georges) Medium-plus colour. The nose has Arlot's characteristic smokiness but is covered with toasty oak. The oak dissipates to leave higher toned red fruit (again a strawberry complexion) than the last wine. Immediately fatter and denser though the acidity carries the wine well giving excellent balance. The tannins are a little more forward still though again with nice mouthfeel. This wine will need even longer than its baby brother, personally I wouldn't touch another for at least 5-8 years when it will be a very good wine.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2002
  • Type Red
  • Producer Domaine de L'Arlot
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Clos des Forêts St. Georges
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy
  • SubRegion Côte de Nuits
  • Appellation Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 1 (0%)
  • In Cellars 220 (53%)
  • Consumed 194 (47%)

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