Le Château de Chamirey Mercurey rouge Premier Cru "Clos du Roi" 2009 can be served from now at 13-15° C or kept in cellar between 3 and 5 years.
Grapes are harvested by hand then sorted out and totally destemmed. Maceration is made and alcoholic fermentation lasts from 15 to 18 days in temperatures’ control vats, with punching of the cap. Aging is 100 % made in oak barrels with 30 to 40 % of new barrels during 15 month. Malolactic fermentation is 100 % realized. Wine is bottled in Traditional Bourgogne bottles. The cork is marked with the estate’s name and the vintage.
Le Château de Chamirey Mercurey rouge Premier Cru "Clos du Roi" 2009 has a beautiful dark blue colour with purple tints. The nose develops spicy and peppered aromas and notes of fruits (blackcurrant, blackberry). The nose is very dense and elaborate. In the mouth, the wine has spicy and fruity notes. Tannins are dense, silky and fresh. Very nice aromatic persistence. This wine is robust.
Le Château de Chamirey Mercurey rouge Premier Cru "Clos du Roi" 2009 will perfectly match with red meats (prime cut of beef, beef coast), navarin lamb, leg of lamb, fat and dry cheese.