Mercurey blanc
"En Pierrelet"

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Plots : 2 plots 'En Pierrelet', planted in 1990, located right behind Château de

Surface : 2,9670 hectares. Only 1 hectare in the heart produces this cuvée.

Climat & Soil : smooth terrasse offering a mix of clay and limestone with a
limestone predominance. Huge concentration of small white stones on the surface.
South-East facing.

Winemaking and Aging

To preserve their integrity,
grapes are carefully harvested
and sorted out by hand. Full
Following the pneumatic press,
juices stay in a vat overnight for
a cool settling down and then are
directly filled in barrels by
Malolactic fermentation is done

Fermentations and aging are
taking place in 400 litres barrels
during 11 months followed by
three months in stainless-steel
We only use light toasted French
oak coming mainly from
Bourgogne, Allier and Vosges

Tasting notes

Nice golden color with green reflects.

The nose, very appealing, opens up after a brief
aeration on white-fleshed fruits and citruses

On the palate, a discreet oak supports the whole
structure with elegance.
The finish is bringing spices and vanilla notes

Food and wine pairings

Our Mercurey 'En Pierrelet' 2021 will perfectly pair
with seafood or soft cheeses.
It can also be served as an aperitif.

Service and cellaring

It can be served from now at 12-14°C or kept in
cellar for about 5 years.