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Meursault 1er Cru "Les Charmes"

Domain Wines / Meursault 1er Cru "Les Charmes"

In more than 20 years Jean-Luc and Paul, father and sons, established an estate divided over several flagship appellations from Burgundy. Each year some 20,000 bottles of vin du domaine are produced from the seven hectares of owned vines. This vineyard is pampered all year round with an average yield of only 35 hectolitres per hectare. After harvesting and carefully sorting the grapes, the grape juice is turned into wine with care and attention and then the wine is aged in oak barrels for a minimum of 12 months.

The result of this work of excellence is that today they are creating "Les Vins du Domaine" with a new, fashionable, modern look.

  • Terroir

    Appellation: Villages appellation of the Côte de Beaune, Meursault is renowned for its fat and balanced whites. Located at an altitude of approximately 260 meters, the vines are planted on limestone marl soils and offer great wines.

    Did you know ?
    Known throughout the world for its white wines, the Meursault appellation also produces red wines.

    Soil: Clay and limestone and marl.

  • Varietals

    100% Chardonnay

  • Vinification

    Harvest: The grapes are cut and sorted by hand.

    Vinification: The grapes are destemmed, pressed and placed in vats for vinification.

    Ageing: Ageing takes place in oak barrels that have already had two previous vintages, for a period of 6 to 12 months.

  • Tasting notes

    A dress in gold-green or polished bronze, depending on the age, clear and luminous.
    The nose evokes roasted almonds and hazelnuts with vegetal, floral and mineral (flint) notes. Butter, honey and citrus fruits also find their full expression in this fine wine.
    On the palate, a rich and full-bodied wine with a nutty flavor. This Meursault offers a good balance between creaminess and freshness. Long and structured, it needs to be matured.

  • Food pairing

    Ideal with noble meats such as veal or poultry in white sauce and fish. It goes even better with grilled shellfish or in sauce, such as shrimp, lobster or crayfish. Blue cheeses and foie gras adopt it from the first meeting.

  • Aeging and Service Temperature

    Service temperature: between 12°C et 14°C

    Ageing potential: A great white wine to keep, 5-10 years and more

Meursault 1er Cru "Les Charmes"