Meursault owes its reputa on to its pres gious white wines. The area does, however, produce a li le red wine due to its proximity with the neighboring village of Volnay.
Grape variety100% pinot noir
Region of productionBourgogne, Côte de Beaune
Place of productionMEURSAULT - Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée
Meursault owes its reputa on to its pres gious white wines. The area does, however, produce a li le red wine due to its proximity with the neighboring village of Volnay, known for its reds. These vines, with an average age over 30 years, are located on slopes at the places known as Les Durots and Lameroses.
Another plot used for this cuvée, Les Clous Perrons, grows on silty soil over gravel. Harves ng is by hand, with 100% destalking.
Fermenta on is in wooden vats, and the must is warmed to start the fermenta on, without addi on of yeasts, which con nues for around 10 days.
Ageing is in vats and barrels (20%) on the lees for 12 months. The wine is racked off once and brought together in a single vat for two months before bo ling in our cellars.
The wine is quite smooth with moderate tannins and aromas of red berries. It should be drunk at between 2 and 5 years.
Suggested accompaniments: meat pies, pot-au-feu.