MERCUREY red “Village”

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MERCUREY ROUGE

« Village »
2019

 

Village : Mellecey and Saint Martin sous Montaigu
Appellation : Village
Location : Chagnée, Arrottes
Color : Red
Cépage : Pinot Noir
Area : 3 ha total
Production : 2500 bottles
Exposure : South East
Year planted : 1950 to 1965
Type of pruning : Single Cane
Type of soil : Limestone and Pebbles
Harvest : Manual
Elevage : 14 months in the barrel (no new barrels)
Worth keeping : 7/8 years
Wine features : This Mercurey is bright red with a number of ruby reflections. On the nose, there’s a broad range of red berries with red currants and raspberries, fresh at first yet candied in the end. The first impression in the mouth is both lively and supple; however, it then reveals hints of red berries and spices.
Wine and food pairing : To be served with grilled lamb.