Chateau De Santenay - Mercurey 1er Cru "Les Puillets", Burgundy - France

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Product SKU
BU100
Vintage: 2018
An amazing and deep garnet-colored robe. The nose is really intense with notes of blackberry and spicy wooden touches. Tannins are present, elegant, which gives a remarkable sweep.. Vintage in image may vary. Refer to wine facts for current vintage.
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Country FRANCE Region Burgundy Grape Varietal Pinot Noir

Product Description

Description

An amazing and deep garnet-colored robe. The nose is really intense with notes of blackberry and spicy wooden touches. Tannins are present, elegant, which gives a remarkable sweep. The wine is homogeneous, well balanced, powerful and refined. The finale is long and captivating. A wonderful wine which will express in the new years all its beautiful potential. Vintage in image may vary. Refer to wine facts for current vintage.

How to pair it

  • Meat Pair with beef or lamb either braised, steak or in sauce. Roast pork also works as do poultry-based stews.
  • Cheese Cheeses, especially mild or soft cheeses pair well with Mercurey Pinot Noir.

Accolades

Awards

Critique Review

"This wine is already well integrated. Warm red fruits are lifted easily by red-currant acidity. The tannins fit easily into this fruitiness to produce a balanced wine that has the potential for medium-term aging. Drink from 2021.

ROGER VOSS, Wine Enthusiast

Wine Facts

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Product Type Red Wine
Grape Varietal Pinot Noir
Vintage 2018
Region Burgundy
Country FRANCE
Winemakers Château de Santenay
Producer Château de Santenay
Average age of vines 30 years
Harvest method hand-picked
Fermentation & maceration Cold soaked for 7 days. Temperature Controlled fermentation - duration 12/14 days. Punch down and pump over allow a gentle extraction and thrust. We are looking for the complete extraction of the color and the strong presence of the most elegant tannins. Aged in oak cask.
Aging 12 months
Mouth Attribute Medium-bodied
Nose Attribute Oak, Spices
SKU BU100

Vineyard Info

The estate of Château de Santenay is spread over an area of 90 ha ( 222 acres) stretching from the southern vineyards of Mercurey in Côte Chalonnaise up to the Grand Cru of Clos des Vougeot in Cote de Nuits.

The castle was once the residence of the Duke of Burgundy Philippe Le Hardi (Philippe the Bold) ( 1342-1404) who was the first and foremost ambassador of Burgundy and its great wines. A third of our estate is located in the Côte d’Or with vineyards in Aloxe-Corton, Beaune 1er Cru, St Aubin, Pommard, and... Santenay of course and the rest is located in the up and coming appellation of Mercurey. The estate was converted to sustainable farming in 2004, Terra-vitis certified. We apply practices which respect the environment and don’t use herbicides pesticides, or artificial chemicals. A beautiful land of Mercurey. South West exposure hillside. Clay, limestone and draining. The specific climate 1er Cru "Les Puillets" expresses power and elegance characteristic of his appellation

Description

An amazing and deep garnet-colored robe. The nose is really intense with notes of blackberry and spicy wooden touches. Tannins are present, elegant, which gives a remarkable sweep. The wine is homogeneous, well balanced, powerful and refined. The finale is long and captivating. A wonderful wine which will express in the new years all its beautiful potential. Vintage in image may vary. Refer to wine facts for current vintage.

How to pair it

  • Meat Pair with beef or lamb either braised, steak or in sauce. Roast pork also works as do poultry-based stews.
  • Cheese Cheeses, especially mild or soft cheeses pair well with Mercurey Pinot Noir.

Awards

Critique Review

"This wine is already well integrated. Warm red fruits are lifted easily by red-currant acidity. The tannins fit easily into this fruitiness to produce a balanced wine that has the potential for medium-term aging. Drink from 2021.

ROGER VOSS, Wine Enthusiast
More Information
Product Type Red Wine
Grape Varietal Pinot Noir
Vintage 2018
Region Burgundy
Country FRANCE
Winemakers Château de Santenay
Producer Château de Santenay
Average age of vines 30 years
Harvest method hand-picked
Fermentation & maceration Cold soaked for 7 days. Temperature Controlled fermentation - duration 12/14 days. Punch down and pump over allow a gentle extraction and thrust. We are looking for the complete extraction of the color and the strong presence of the most elegant tannins. Aged in oak cask.
Aging 12 months
Mouth Attribute Medium-bodied
Nose Attribute Oak, Spices
SKU BU100

The estate of Château de Santenay is spread over an area of 90 ha ( 222 acres) stretching from the southern vineyards of Mercurey in Côte Chalonnaise up to the Grand Cru of Clos des Vougeot in Cote de Nuits.

The castle was once the residence of the Duke of Burgundy Philippe Le Hardi (Philippe the Bold) ( 1342-1404) who was the first and foremost ambassador of Burgundy and its great wines. A third of our estate is located in the Côte d’Or with vineyards in Aloxe-Corton, Beaune 1er Cru, St Aubin, Pommard, and... Santenay of course and the rest is located in the up and coming appellation of Mercurey. The estate was converted to sustainable farming in 2004, Terra-vitis certified. We apply practices which respect the environment and don’t use herbicides pesticides, or artificial chemicals. A beautiful land of Mercurey. South West exposure hillside. Clay, limestone and draining. The specific climate 1er Cru "Les Puillets" expresses power and elegance characteristic of his appellation