La Bondue Red
Domaine de Suremain - Mercurey 1er Cru
Red,Mercurey 1er Cru
100 % Pinot Noir
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
East at mid hill with a red clay and limestone soil placed directly on the bedrock. Vines : 3.2 ha
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
Current and upcoming vintage ratings :
202192 Wine Spectator
202093 Wine Spectator
Previous rating
201990 Wine Spectator
201993 Wine Enthusiast
A supple red, with a core of black cherry and raspberry fruit framed by smoky, charred oak. Reveals a mineral note as well as assertive tannins and succulent acidity, leaving a long, fruit- and spicestained aftertaste. Best from 2025 through 2037
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