Domaine Faiveley

Bourgogne, France

Monthélie 1er Cru “Duresses” — 2021

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  • Introduction

    • “Les Duresses” is the only Monthélie Premier Cru to be situated in the continuation of Duresses in Auxey-Duresses rather than on the other side of the valley between Volnay and Monthélie. Domaine Faiveley purchased this parcel in 2007.

  • Vineyard Profile

    • Viticulture: Currently undergoing Organic Conversion
    • Size: 0.38 ha
    • Vine Age: Year planted: 1956
    • Soil: Deep clay soils
    • Exposure: East
  • Vinification

    • Fermentation: Partial whole cluster fermentation with daily punch downs for a 19 day vatting period
    • Barrel Aging: 14 months in French oak barrels- one third new oak
    • Filtration: Light filtration using the lenticular module process
    • Fining: No Fining
  • Technical Information

    • Alcohol: 13%
  • Tasting Notes

    • Deep ruby red hue with aromas of red fruits on the nose combined with a touch of violet. A well-rounded wine with a pleasant freshness and rich, firm tannic structure. Exceptionally harmonious.