Meursault

  • RegionCôte de Beaune
  • VillageMeursault
  • AppellationMeursault
  • Grape varietyPinot Noir
The Vine
  • Average vine age 30 years
  • SoilStony marl, limestone
  • Average yield45 hl/ha
  • HarvestHand picked
Wine tips
  • Cellaring Potential3-5 years
  • Serving temperature 14-15°
Description
  • Situated just south of Volnay and Pommard in the Côte de Beaune, this vast appellation usually known for its exceptional white wine also produces reds with great character. It is quite light in colour with a distinctive Pinot Noir nose packed with red fruit and scented flowers. The palate has a rich red-berry fruit character and the finish is long. This wine is drunk in the best places in Paris.
Vinification & Ageing
  • Fermentation
    Traditional in open vats
  • Ageing
    10 to 12 months ageing in oak barrels
  • Barrels
    Louis Latour cooperage, french oak, medium toasted
Wine tasting
  • Tasting Note
    This deep red Meursault 2010 reveals a complex bouquet of cassis with toasty, smoky notes and a hint of liquorice. In the mouth is is rich, structured and fleshy. (Tasted November 2011)
  • Food Pairing
    Roasted duck - "coq au vin" - Beef "Bourguignon" - mature cheeses


Press review
    • 1999 Meursault - Oxford Times - June 2003 :Although Meursault is normaly known for its whites, this red oddity is quite delicious with its ripe brambly, raspberry and strawberry fruit, a touch of spice and smoke satisfying weight and finish.
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