red Wine

Meursault Red

Meursault is very well-known for its white wines, let’s discover this red Meursault… This wine comes from an old family parcel located on the hill-side of Meursault, on Volnay’s side,under our Volnay Santenots parcel.

the vine

Grape varietal:
Pinot Noir
Vineyard location:
On the slope, with southern/southeastern exposition
Soil type:
Average age of the parcels:
65 years

Viticultural methods:

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

Grapes are hand sorted at the sorting table, they are stemmed and put in open tank for the alcoholic fermentation with temperature control. No artificial yeasts added, exclusively indigenous yeasts to maintain the typicity of the terroir and of the vintage. Manual punchdowns and pumpings. The wine is then pressed and transferred to oak barrels.
Approximately 15-18 mounths. Racking after the malolactic fermentation. Filtration is light or even nonexistent in order to preserve the aromas. Bottling takes place at the domaine.
The barrels:
100% oak – 25% new barrels

the wine

Le Meursault rouge s’apparente au Volnay par sa finesse et sa délicatesse.
Tasting note:
Meursault rouge is close to Volnay style wines because of its finess and delicacy.
Ageing potentiel:
5-10 years
Serving temperature:
14°C – 16°C
Wine pairing:
Red meats, served with sauce, and fine cheeses.
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