Domaine Faiveley

Bourgogne, France

Mercurey Rouge — 2021

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  • Introduction

    • This Côte Chalonnaise village takes its name from the God Mercury (God of trade). Mercurey is intersected by the Agrippa road which linked Chalon-sur-Saône to Autun in the Roman era. The wines of Mercurey have given this village its reputation throughout the world. Mercurey is one of the largest wine regions in Bourgogne with over 600 ha of vines.

  • Vineyard Profile

    • Viticulture: Currently undergoing Organic Conversion
    • Size: 27.25 ha
    • Vine Age: Years planted: 1962, 1978, 1981
    • Soil: Clay–Limestone
    • Exposure: South-East
  • Vinification

    • Partial whole cluster fermentation with twice daily pumpovers for a 15-19 day vatting period.

    • Filtration: light filtration using the lenticular module process
    • Fining: No fining
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: Pinot Noir
    • Alcohol: 13%
  • Tasting Notes

    • Deep ruby red in color with notes of fresh red fruits and spice on the nose. This wine is a pleasure to drink thanks to its smooth, fruity attack and delicate, silky tannins. This well-balanced and intensely aromatic wine will win over wine experts and amateurs alike.