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Only 4, 4.5 and 5 NJP wines (Nenad Jelisic Points) are presented as the best vintages.

 

From October 2010, every time we update any information or write a new information, we shall write in parentheses when the update has last taken place e.g. (2010-10).

 

If for some wine stands behind the best vintages none, it means that the wine's price is too high for its quality or the wine's quality is too low.

 

 

Nuits-St-Georges, a French appellation that belongs to the wine district of Côte de Nuits, which in turn belongs to the wine region of Burgundy. The appellation has 322 ha, 41 Premier Cru vineyards and no Grand Cru vineyard. To these 41 Premier Cru vineyards belong: Aux Argillas, Aux Boudots, Aux Bousselots, Aux Chaignots, Aux Champs Perdrix, Aux Cras, Aux Murgers, Aux Perdrix, Aux Thorey, Aux Vignerondes, Chaînes Carteaux, Château Gris, Clos Arlot, Clos de la Maréchale, Clos des Argillières, Clos des Corvées, Clos des Corvées Pagets, Clos des Forêts Saint-Georges, Clos des Grandes Vignes, Clos des Porrets Saint-Georges, Clos Saint-Marc, En la Perrière Noblot, La Richemone, Les Argillières, Les Cailles, Les Chaboeufs, Les Crots, Les Damodes, Les Didiers, Les Hauts Pruliers, Les Perrières, Les Porrets Saint-Georges, Les Poulettes, Les Procès, Les Pruliers, Les Saint-Georges, Les Terres Blanches, Les Vallerots, Les Vaucrains, Roncière and Rue de Chaux. Les Saint-Georges and Les Vaucrains are considered to belong to the best Premier Cru-vineyards in Nuits-St-Georges. The average yield is 42 hl/ha for red wines and 50 hl/ha for white wines. The Pinot Noir wines from here are rich, powerful and spicy. A Premier Cru-wine should be drunk 5 to 12 years old while a Village-wine 5 to 8 years old. (2014-10)

 

Nuits-St-Georges the best vintages, 1966, 1969, 1978, 1990, 2005, 2009 and 2010. (2014-10)

 

Nuits-St-Georges grapes, Pinot Noir that dominates for red wines, and Chardonnay and Pinot Gris for white wines. Of the 322 ha planted with vines, 316 ha are planted with Pinot Noir. (2014-10)

 

Nuits-St-Georges soils, mixed soils. On top of the limestone is a layer consisting of marl (a clayey soil that contains a lot of lime), gravel, silt and clay. (2014-10)

 

New Zealand, New Zealand as wine country is divided into 10 wine regions. In 2013, New Zealand had 35,733 ha planted with vines. Of these 35,733 ha was 20,429 ha (57%) planted with Sauvignon Blanc, which is the most widely planted grape in New Zealand. What is interesting is that 13,943 ha was planted with Sauvignon Blanc in 2009 i.e. in just four years, the number of hectares were expanded with incredible 6,486 hectares (32%). To the other four most cultivated grapes belong to: Pinot Noir (5,425 ha or 15%), Chardonnay (3,253 ha or 9%), Pinot Gris (2,477 ha or 7%) and Merlot (1,262 ha or 3%). The five most cultivated grapes account for 91% of all grapes grown. It should be mentioned that New Zealand together with France produce the world's best Sauvignon Blanc wines. In 2013, it was produced 248,400,000 litres of wine. The average yield is 69 hl/ha. (2014-10)

 

New Zealand wine regions, Auckland/Northland (406 ha), Bay of Plenty (24 ha along with Waikato), Canterbury (1,454 ha), Central Otago (1,909 ha), Gisborne (1,608 ha), Hawkes Bay (5,093 ha), Marlborough (23,232 ha), Nelson (1,032 ha), Waikato (24 ha along with Bay of Plenty) and Wairarapa (972 ha). (2014-10)

 

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