La Bondue Red
Domaine de Suremain - Mercurey 1er Cru
Red,Mercurey 1er Cru
100 % Pinot Noir
history
In the heart of Burgundy, the Domaine de Suremain is a seven-generation Burgundy family estate located in the center of the village of Mercurey at the Château du Bourgneuf.Its 18ha estate is planted with Pinot Noir for the Mercurey Rouges appellations and Chardonnay for the Mercurey Blancs. The vines are worked in a rational way in order to preserve the natural environment as much as possible. Harvesting is done by hand and vinification is carried out raw by vintage.The Mercurey appellation is the most renowned of the Cote Chalonnaise, and one of the most important appellations of Burgundy. Mercurey is named after the messenger of the Gods of the Roman mythology, Mercury because the Romans have dedicated a temple said to be built on the site of its church
Vineyard
East at mid hill with a red clay and limestone soil placed directly on the bedrock. Vines : 3.2 ha
Winemaking
The Harvest is done by hand. Vinification is carried out individually for each cru in open barrels of 50 to 100 hl with a complete destemming. punching of the cap is done each morning and evening. The fermentation time is 8 days for the Mercurey, 15 days according on the Cru , the vintage and the quality of grapes. Aged in oak barrels (10 à 15 % in new barrel). Bottling 18 months after the harvest.
Tasting notes
After a soil analysis, we were told, "iron easy to extract." So this gives powerful wines, with aromas of blackcurrant, blueberry, and even with smoky and gamey notes.
Food pairing
Bondue accompanies meat in sauce as well as small game and later on large game animals.
Aging potential
5 to 8 years
Grape varieties
100 % Pinot Noir
Press
Previous rating
201791 Wine Enthusiast
201790 Wine Spectator
201691 Wine Enthusiast
201593 Wine Enthusiast
91
2017
This wine falls on just the right side of extraction. That means that the tannins have a firm edge that needs to soften into the black-cherry fruits. It also signifies that the wine's bold fruitiness needs to calm down. Drink from 2023
Roger Voss
Terrisson Wines
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