François Martenot. Sitting majestically on the hills around Meursault, it symbolises the richness and diversity of Bourgogne with its lovely selection of Regional, Villages, Premier Cru and Grand Cru appellations from the Chablis area, the Côte de Nuits and the Côte de Beaune.
In the northwest of the Côte de Beaune, the vineyard overlooks the picturesque village of Ladoix-Serrigny.
The soil is composed of limestone mixed with clay.
Harvest by hand. Traditional vinification in stainless steel vats. Cold maceration. Long fermentation with pigeages and pumping over. Aged in oak barrels for 12 months.
Garnet red with purple highlights in colour.
The nose is composed by fruits (candied fruits, strawberry) and wood (toast and coffe) aromas.
The mouth is accurate and serious, supported on the finish by fine tanins and a nice minerality.
Ideal with cured hams and fibrous and subtle meats (rabbit and boiled beef), or spiced meat and poultry (curry), organ meats in sauce and game. Cheese with soft flavours : Brillat-Savarin, Vacherin, Brie de Meaux, Cîteaux...
Drink within 5 years.