Mercurey rouge Premier Cru
"Clos du Roi"

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Our vineyard of Clos du Roi is divided into 4 adjacent plots, planted between 1970
and 2002.

Total area: 3,089 hectares (7,629 acres)

Climat & Soil : South/South-West facing with a concave slope. Dark-brown soil with
chalky borders

Winemaking and Aging

To preserve their integrity, grapes are
carefully harvested and sorted out by
Before beginning the alcoholic
fermentation we make a cold prefermentation
during 4 to 6 days to
work on the phelonic component's
exctraction. Grapes are previously
fully destemmed. Then full
maceration lasts for 15 days during
which we'll use only pigeages
(punching the cap). Intensity and
numbers are lead to the concentration
of tannins, perfumes and colour.
Alcoholic fermentation is realized
with natural yeasts.

After maceration, free and press
wines are separated for aging.
Aging process is taking place 100% in
traditional Burgundian 228 liters
barrels during 10 months with around
25% of new barrels.
The wine then spends four months in
stainless steel tanks before bottling.
We only use French oak coming
mainly from Bourgogne, Allier and
Vosges forests.

Tasting notes


Brilliant garnet-red colour.
The nose shows nice fresh red fruit aromas of cherry
and Morello cherry, supported by spicy notes of
clove and pepper.

Great intensity in the mouth, balanced with
The finish is long with a salty touch

Food and wine pairings

Our Mercurey rouge Premier Cru « Clos du Roi »
2021 will pair with a grilled prime rib or baked fish.
It can also nicely accompany a Tomme de Savoie

Service and cellaring

It can be served from now at 13-14°C or kept in
cellar between 10 and 15 years