Mercurey

MercureyLouis Latour

Louis Latour
Louis Latour
  • Production region Côte Chalonnaise
  • Color Red
  • Classification Communale
  • Vintage 2016

18,80 € tax incl. / Bottles

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Region : Burgundy, Côte chalonnaise
Appellation : Mercurey AC
Village : Mercurey
Grape Variety : 100% Pinot Noir

Vineyard Data : 
Average Vine Age : 25 years
Soil Composition : Clay / Limestone
Average Yield : 45hl/ha
Harvest : Manual

Winemaking :
Fermentation Vessel : Vats
Maturation : 10-12 months

Description  : The name of Mercurey and its reputation as a viticultural commune date from the period when the Roman legions erected a temple there to Mercury, their God of Commerce and Trade amongst other things. As regards the character
of the wine, Mercurey possesses an individual appeal despite obvious parralels with the Côte de Beaune. Typically, it has a penetrating, earthy fruitiness allied to an ample backbone with plenty of grip on the palate.

Cellaring Potential : 4-5 years
Suggested Food Match : Goose confit, roasted lamb, Cantal
Serving Temperature : Between 12 and 14°C