Domaine Michel Juillot - Mercurey Rouge 2017

£24.75Price
Region
Style
Principal Grape

This delightful wine from Burgundy boasts aromas of mostly red berry fruit with good doses of Burgundian “earthiness”. On the palate it is medium-bodied with concentrated red cherry flavours and good structure alongside fine tannins. A punchy finish full of minerality completes the experience.

  • 3 Point Summary

    Red fruit aromas, concentrated cherry flavours and fine tannins.

  • Did you know..?

    This wine is aged for 10 months in oak.

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  • ABV

    13%

  • Food pairing

    Pan-seared Venison with Rosemary and Dried Cherries


    Provencal Lamb with Mediterranean Vegetables

  • Size

    75 cl

  • Closure

    Screwtop

  • Vintage

    2017

  • Serve at Temp

    16 *C / 61 *F

  • Grape

    PINOT NOIR is the red wine grape of Burgundy and is now adopted in wine regions all over the world, achieving particular success in New Zealand and USA. It's unique charm offers aroma of strawberry and fresh red cherry in lighter wines and stewed black cherries in weightier examples. Well-built Pinot Noirs also exhibit notes of leather and violets.

  • Vineyard

    DOMAINE MICHEL JUILLOT covers 31 hectares across the Côte Chalonnaise and Côte de Beaune. Created in 1928 in Mercurey, his vineyard is composed by 21 hectares of Pinot Noir and 10 hectares of Chardonnay. The Mercurey appellation, at 650 hectares in area, offers winemakers rich and varied soils. It is thanks to this particular terroir that the wines have a beautiful natural structure. A non-intrusive vinification is done as much as possible to keep the seductive flavours found in the wines from Domaine Michel Juillot.

  • Region

    BURGUNDY is situated in eastern France and its vineyards produce some of the most exclusive wines on Earth. The region’s two key grape varieties are Pinot Noir and Chardonnay with Gamay and Aligote also widely grown. Chablis, situated in an isolated pocket of limestone hills, produces wold-famous white wines of a very distinctive style. Burgundy is home to several famous producers within iconic cub-regions such as Cote d'Or, Cote Chalonnaise and the Maconnais.

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