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Mercurey "Les Cerisières"

Les Grands Classiques / Mercurey "Les Cerisières"

Les Grand Classiques or the essential Burgundy wines...
A reflection of their terroir, the village appellations and premier cru villages from this range are revealed. Their authenticity and their assertive character are renewed crop after crop thanks to a deep respect for the ancestral Burgundian expertise.

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  • Terroir

    Appellation: Village appellation of the Côte Chalonnaise, Mercurey is one of the greatest appellations in Burgundy. The vines planted on marl-limestone soils give this wine all its richness and fleshiness.

    Did you know ?
    Founded by the Romans who also introduced the vine, Mercurey owes its name for Mercury, god of commerce in Roman mythology.

    Soil: Marl limestone

  • Varietals

    100% Pinot Noir

  • Vinification

    Harvest: The grapes are cut and sorted by hand.

    Vinification: The grapes are destemmed and then placed between 2 and 4 days in stainless steel vats for pre-fermentation maceration. The vinification is done in vats.

    Ageing: Ageing takes place in oak barrels, 30% of which are new barrels for 10 to 12 months.

  • Tasting notes

    A ruby red color.
    On the nose, this wine evokes raspberries, strawberries, cherries and crunchy fruit. Age gives it accents drawing on the undergrowth, on spicy aromas of tobacco and of cocoa beans.
    On the palate, a whole wine, rich in body and fruit. Tannins are present but flexible. A wine with a nice fleshy roundness.

  • Food pairing

    This Mercurey will give relief to the steaks, pieces of beef but also with roast pork or simmered poultry. On the set of cheeses, it is suitable for both soft cheeses (brie) and cheeses was born like the old mimolette.

  • Aeging and Service Temperature

    Service temperature: between 14°C and 16°C

    Ageing potential: 5 years

Mercurey "Les Cerisières"