The Wines

Meursault

Meursault is the appellation (AOC) for wines from Meursault in the Côte de Beaune, Côte d’Or. The white wine production area covers 376 hectares. The Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (AOC) dates from 1937.
Sloping exposure from east to south. The land for the Meursault crus is old Callovian limestone and Argovian limestone. One of the great white Burgundies, with an international reputation.

Our Meursault

 Area: 54.35 ares
Grape variety: chardonnay
Exposure: South east
Density: 10,000 vines per hectare
Age of the vines: 30 years and 5 years for a young vine.
Soil: reddish soil (Les Forges ) and gravel (Les Magnys)
Harvest: by hand
Production: 4,000 bottles
Laying down time: 2 to 8 years depending on the vintage

Vinification

Pressing: The juice is extracted using a pneumatic press, clarified and fermented in 300 and 228 litre vats.
Ageing: 12 months with 20% new barrels

Tasting

The wine is gold-green or polished bronze in colour, depending on its age, clear and glistening, often with silver lights. It has a bouquet of plants and flowers (hawthorn, acacia, elder, bracken, lime, verbena), mineral (flint), citrus fruit and vanilla which on ageing develops into aromas of hazelnut and honey. A rich, full wine in the mouth.

Gastronomy

It goes very will with grilled shellfish, scallop fricassée, foie gras, veal and poultry in white sauce. Blue cheeses.
Serving temperature: 12 to 14°C