Monthélie

  • RegionCôte de Beaune
  • VillageMonthélie
  • AppellationMonthélie
  • Grape varietyPinot Noir
The Vine
  • Average vine age 30 years
  • SoilBathonian limestone and clay
  • Average yield45 hl/ha
  • HarvestHand picked
Wine tips
  • Cellaring Potential3-5 years
  • Serving temperature 14-15°
Description
  • The vineyards extend over 98 ha covering the continuation of the Volnay slope and a broad basin behind the village itself which runs back northwards to link up with the Pommard hinterland. « Monthélie » comes from the Latin Monticulus meaning a hill or small mountain.
Vinification & Ageing
  • Fermentation
    Traditional fermentation in open vats
  • Ageing
    10 to 12 months ageing in oak barrels, 10% new
  • Barrels
    Louis Latour cooperage, french oak, medium toasted
Wine tasting
  • Tasting Note
    The Monthelie 2012 will seduce you with its pretty ruby red colour and its perfume of morello cherries. Round and savoury with delicious raspberry flavours.
  • Food Pairing
    Grilled meat - "coq au vin" - flash-fried steak - mature cheeses


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