This Premier Cru in Meursault is one of the best known of the village, since it is part of the Premiers Crus with the largest sizes. A parcel bought by Vincent in 1999 was added to another old parcel inherited from the family.
Mid-slope, south, south-east exposition
Average age of the parcels:
Approximately 45 years
The soils are tilled, vines pruned in guyot simple, de-budding adapted to the age of the vineyard and its vigor, sustainable agriculture, manual harvest.
Vinification and ageing
The grapes are pressed, then racked in temperature controlled tanks for 24 hours. No artificial yeasts added, exclusively indigenous yeasts to maintain the typicity of the terroir and of the vintage. Fermentation in barrels at the natural temperature of the cellar.
The wine is bottled after 15-18 months of aging on the lees. Racking occurs after the malolactic fermentation. Filtration if necessary according to the vintage. Bottling at the domaine.
100% oak – 30% new barrels
This Meursault Charmes is full, fine and generous.
Mineral and fleshy wine. The nose is fresh with butter aromas, together with white flowers and ripe fruits notes. The mouth is powerful and well-rounded with an unctuous final.
5 – 15 years
12°C – 14°C
This very nice bottle goes perfectly with seafood, fishes with « beurre blanc » sauce, veal, poultry with creme sauce and morels.