Mercurey – Clos la Perriere – Monopole


Tasting note :

a superb Monopole (single ownership vineyard) in the heart of the Village. Clos la Perrière is all roundness, black fruit
and with rich silky tannins which gives it its softness.


Élaboration :

Harvest and grape selection done by hand and transported in small boxes to the cellar.
Vinification takes place over 12 days in temperature controlled vats with a pre-fermentation cold maceration over 3 to 5 days.
The juice is either pumped over or the cap is punched twice a day dependant on the stage of the vinification.
Ageing for 18 months: 12 in oak barrels and 6 in tank.


Food and Wines pairing :

A perfect accompaniment to meats in sauces and much appreciated with cheese

Type de sol : Clay-chalk (stony)

Exposition : East south-east

Altitude : 240 m

Grape variety : Pinot noir

Age of the vines : 40 to 70 years

Vineyard size : 2.39 hectares

Average yield : 42 hl/ha

Production moyenne : 13 000 Blles

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