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Domaine Henri Gouges

Owner(s) Gouges Family
Web site www.gouges.com
 
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Established in Nuits Saint Georges at the beginning of the 20th century. Founded by Henri Gouges and subsequently developed by his two sons, Michel and Marcel. For the past few years, Pierre and and Christian, the grandsons, have carried on the traditions of the estate.

The most notable vineyards are all 1er Crus including Les Chaignots, Les Pruliers, Les Vaucrains, Les St Georges, Clos des Porrets St Georges and La Pierriere Blanc.

Reviewed Wines

2007 Domaine Henri Gouges Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru Clos des Porrets Saint-Georges

Approximate retail $55. · Moderately rich core of sweet dark red berries wrapped in mildly firm, dry tannins, showing a hint of oak, finishing amazingly strong and persistent. Reviewed August 23, 2012 ARTICLE »

2006 Domaine Henri Gouges Clos des Porrets Saint Georges

Lovely dark Pinot fruits accented with cola and game with a generous tannin structure. Reviewed April 18, 2009 ARTICLE »

2006 Domaine Henri Gouges Les Chaînes Carteaux

A lighter styled wine with tasty flavors of dark stone fruits, roasted nuts and herbs embellished with fine tannins. Reviewed April 18, 2009 ARTICLE »

2006 Domaine Henri Gouges Les Saint Georges

The four vintages tasted from this vineyard all had significant tannins and were hard to cozy up to without food. Bright blackberry fruit aromas with a plush fruit core accented with tar, earth and coffee and an endless finish. Currently the tannins overwhelm the fruit. Reviewed April 18, 2009 ARTICLE »

2006 Domaine Henri Gouges Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru Les Pruliers

Approximate retail $65. · Dark red berry fruits, fully structured with moderately rough hewn tannins, finishing very dry and slightly astringent. Delicious. Reviewed August 23, 2012 ARTICLE »

2005 Domaine Henri Gouges Clos des Porrets Saint Georges

More approachable than the 2006 vintage with less aggressive tannins. Plentiful but reserved dark berry and cherry fruits with a note of citric peel on the finish. Reviewed April 18, 2009 ARTICLE »

2004 Domaine Henri Gouges Les Saint Georges

Prodigious and chewy dark fruit core highlighting plum flavors with a touch of grassiness and greenness typical of many 2004 red Burgundies at present. Reviewed April 18, 2009 ARTICLE »

2003 Domaine Henri Gouges La Perrière Blanc

<2,500 bottles, $89. · A delightful wine fragrant with butter, toast, and lime exhibiting flavors of honey, butter and white stone fruits with attractive minerality and a refreshing acid lift on the clean finish. Reviewed April 18, 2009 ARTICLE »

2002 Domaine Henri Gouges Les Vaucrains

A “linebacker” of a wine that is typically austere in its youth. A rustic wine with full and flashy aromas, including some forest floor and savage, sporting plentiful tannins and a citrus kick on the lively finish. Reviewed April 18, 2009 ARTICLE »

2001 Domaine Henri Gouges Les Saint Georges

Dark stone fruits and blackberries with flamboyant tannins and lively acidity on the long finish featuring aromatic grapefruit peel. Reviewed April 18, 2009 ARTICLE »

1999 Domaine Henri Gouges Les Vaucrains

A lighter dark fruit load compared to the 2002 vintage showing a hint of heat in the nose and in the dry finish. Reviewed April 18, 2009 ARTICLE »

1993 Domaine Henri Gouges Les Saint Georges

Similar to the 2001 vintage but a little more mellow and refined at this stage. Still explicitly tannic but the beautiful dark fruit core has started to come to the forefront. Reviewed April 18, 2009 ARTICLE »

1970 Domaine Henri Gouges Les Pruliers

A less-heralded vintage but a delightful wine. Orange-brown in color, lightly fruited with secondary notes of old book, leather, cigar box, toast and brioche with no noticeable tannins and lively acidity on the finish. Reviewed April 18, 2009 ARTICLE »