Le Château de Chamirey Mercurey rouge Premier Cru "Clos du Roi" 2005 could be tasted right away or kept in cellar for 4 to 6 years.
Grapes are collected manually, sorted out and then completely destemmed. Alcoholic fermentation lasts from 15 to 18 days in open tanks with grape skin being punched down twice per day to stimulate the process . After this period, wine is transferred to oak barrels to mature for a period of 12 to 18 months. 30 to 40% of used oak barrels are brand new. Malolactic fermentation is fully completed. Wine is bottled in traditional Burgundy bottles. Each cork is branded with the Wine estate and vintage year.
We can see a beautiful black, purplish, and crystal clear robe. Nose develops black fruits aromas like blackberry and bilberry, with a quite pronounced woody note.
Le Château de Chamirey Mercurey rouge Premier Cru "Clos du Roi" 2005 should be served at 13-15°C. Le Château de Chamirey Mercurey rouge Premier Cru "Clos du Roi" 2005 will pair well with red meat (prime cut of beef), navarin lamb and leg of lamb, as well as with full flat or dry cheese.