En Sazenay 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
Top of the hill, East with more clayey soils than limestone.
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./nAged in oak barrels (10 à 15 % in new barrel). Bottling 18 months after the harvest.
Tasting notes
Often closed at first, an austere aspect, peppery and spicy, the Sazenay, long on the palate, lets perceive aromas of blackberry and blue bramble. Wine to keep 5 to 10 years.
Food pairing
Our Sazenay goes well with roast beef and mature cheeses.
Aging potential
5 ti 10 years
Grape varieties
100 % Pinot Noir
Press
Current and upcoming vintage ratings :
201891 Wine Spectator
Previous rating
201793 Wine Enthusiast
201692 Wine Enthusiast
201691 Wine Spectator
91
2018
A racy, linear style, this red exhibits cherry, raspberry and oak spice flavors, welded to a steely structure. It tightens up even more on the finish, where a light astringency reigns. The most backward of the Suremain range, but the most likely to reward patience.
Wine Spectator
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