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Mercurey Red Vieilles Vignes (old vines)

The vineyard in question lies below the Clos des Grands Voyens. It is planted on almost flat land with a rich, deep soil due to erosion from the hill above. Expressive and fruity, this Mercurey wine discloses aromas of raspberry and cherry. It is a light, fresh wine with very soft tannins, making it easy to drink even when young.

Appellation: Mercurey

Grape variety: Pinot Noir

Soil: Brown colluvial deposits, limestone, silty-clay with a low gravel content. Vines planted beneath the Clos des Grands Voyens, at the bottom of the slope where the land is almost flat. South-facing exposure.

Average age of vines: 41 years

Best drinking time: 2 to 6 years after the harvest

Serving temperature: 15-16°C young wine

Vinification:
Grapes picked and sorted entirely by hand
15 to 20 days in vat starting with a cold pre-fermentation maceration
Regular cap punching and pumping over operations in order to extract the material and aromas that will shape the future wine

Ageing: 100% in oak barrels for 12 months with 20% new oak (barrels with a light toasting)

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