Domaine Faiveley

Bourgogne, France

Meursault 1er Cru “Charmes” — 2021

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  • Introduction

    • Meursault is the capital of fine white wines in Bourgogne.

      This plot, on the border of Puligny-Montrachet, was once covered with hornbeam trees ‘charmes’. This is an exceptional terroir where Chardonnay expresses itself marvelously, giving some of the finest white wines in Côte de Beaune

  • Vineyard Profile

    • Viticulture: Currently undergoing Organic Conversion
    • Soil: Silt, stony
    • Exposure: South-East
  • Vinification

    • Fermentation: 4 week fermentation in French oak barrels- 40-50% new oak
    • Barrel Aging: 17-18 months in French oak barrels- 40-50% new oak, with regular stirring
    • Filtration: Light filtration using the lenticular module process
    • Fining: Light natural fining
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: Chardonnay
    • Alcohol: 13.5%
  • Tasting Notes

    • The nose is complex, showing delicate floral aromas mixed with a few woody notes. It has longlasting tastes on the palate and distinguishes itself with a very good balance between richness and acidity.