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Chateau de Chamirey - Mercurey 1er Cru - Clos du Roi - red - 2017 - 750 ml

Chateau de Chamirey - Mercurey 1er Cru - Clos du Roi - red - 2017 - 750 ml

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WHAT THE CRITICS ARE SAYING

 “The 2017 Mercurey 1er Cru Clos du Roi is introduced by a sweet bouquet of cherries, raspberries, spices and baking chocolate, gently framed by new oak. It's a medium to full-bodied, fleshy and gourmand wine with an ample, succulent mid-palate and fine-grained tannins that only assert themselves on the expansive finish.” William Kelley, The Wine Advocate

OUR NOTES

Built in the early 18th Century, Château de Chamirey has a unique position on the Mercurey vineyard. The Domaine consists in 37 hectares reflecting the diverse soils and micro climates found within the appellation. In 1934, the Marquis de Jouennes, as a forerunner, decides to bottle the wines of Château de Cham irey, at the Domaine. Then, his son-in-law, Bertrand Devillard, carried on his work and extended the Domaine in the best terroirs of Mercurey, to reach its present size of 95 acres. Nowadays, Amaury et Aurore Devillard represent the 5th generation of Burgundy people, wine’s men and women.

TECHNICAL SHEET

From: France, Burgundy, Cote Chalonnaise, Mercurey 1er Cru, Clos du Roy

Color: Red

Maturity: Early

Sweetness: Dry

Variety: Pinot Noir

Food pairing: Marvellously match with « boeuf bourguignon », rosbeef and cheeses as Pont-l'Evêque, Livarot and Epoisses

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

Climat & soil: South/South West facing concave slope, dark brown soil with chalky borders