Domaine Henri Gouges covers 14 hectares in Burgundy. It produces exclusively Nuits-Saint-Georges appellation wines. Growing vines on this terroir has been a family affair for almost a century. The estate has seen the succession of Henri, then Marcel and Michel Gouges. Their sons, Christian and Pierre, then took over the winery. Grandsons Antoine and Grégory take over today. Henri Gouges has been bottling on the estate since 1929.
Location of Domaine Henri Gouges
In the heart of the Côte-d'Or region, Domaine Henri Gouges is located exclusively in the commune of Nuits-Saint-Georges. This unique terroir produces seven Premier Cru cuvées: one white and six red. The estate extends over appellations such as Les Chênes Carteaux, Les Pruliers and Clos des Porrets Saint-Georges. Domaine Henri Gouges also boasts three Burgundy appellations and two Village appellations. Domaine Henri Gouges uses organic farming methods. In this way, it positions itself between preserving the traditions of yesteryear and innovating to preserve biodiversity. Domaine Henri Gouges prides itself on quality wines, made with respect for the terroir.
Domaine Henri Gouges wines
Vintage after vintage, Domaine Henri Gouges produces wines of character, both red and white, as well as Premiers Crus. Its white Nuits-Saint-Georges Premier Cru La Perrière appellation is made from a grape variety known as "Pinot Gouges". This is obtained from a mutation of Pinot Noir discovered by Henri Gouges. The estate's most famous wines include Nuits-Saint-Georges Les Chaignots, Les Pruliers, Clos des Porrets Saint-Georges, Les Chênes Carteaux and Les Vaucrains. Nuits-Saint-Georges Premier Cru Les Chênes Carteaux is characterized by its great finesse. The parcel producing this cuvée extends over one hectare above Saint-Georges and south of Les Vaucrains. The Chênes Carteaux grapes produce a wine of great finesse and freshness on the palate.