Marchand Tawse NUITS ST GEORGE Murgers (750ml)
Nuits Saint Georges
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French-Canadian Pascal Marchand moved to France in 1985 when he was 22 years old, beginning his winemaking journey at Clos des Epeneaux in Pommard and becoming part of a new generation of Burgundy producers who believed that good wine starts in the vineyard. After several stints all around the world and an impressive resume of consulting, Pascal became one of the best known “flying winemakers.”
Moray Tawse is a financier by trade, serving as the vice president and co-founder of First National. After realizing the potential of winemaking in Niagara, Ontario, Moray purchased his first six acres of vineyard in 2000. Five years later, he opened Tawse winery and has since acquired 200 acres of vineyards all over the Niagara region- being named Canadian Winery of the year in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2016.
Marchand-Tawse is a c0-venture between Pascal and Moray; this duo of vignerons/micro-négociants are working with their partner-growers in the many appellations of Burgundy while embracing organic and biodynamic farming practices, crafting wines of purity and class.
The fruit is noticeably ripe, though well managed as to retain brightness. Plush sweet fruit fills the palate; this is silky and suave with ripe fruit balanced by a backbone of acidity. Pair with various beef dishes, chicken, or a variety of mushroom-focused fare.
Made from 100% Pinot Noir from deep marly silty soil which favours deeply rooted vines; 80% whole bunch fermented with light pump-overs during maceration for gentle extraction. The wine ferments for 18 days and then ages for a total of 19 months, with 12 months of that in French Allier oak. During the ageing time, the wine undergoes malolactic fermentation and is periodically racked. Bottled unfiltered.