Domaine de Suremain

In the heart of Burgundy, Domaine de Suremain is located in the center of the village of Mercurey at the Château du Bourgneuf. 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 in Roman mythology. Yves and Marie Helene Suremain are fourth generation producers who own and farm 18 hectares of vineyards, with most of their land holdings classified Premier Cru.

Mercurey

On clay and limestone soils. Relatively deep soil. The vines are located around the Domaine. Vines: 7 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. Aged in oak barrels (10 à 15 % in new barrel). Bottling 18 months after the harvest.

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Price: FL $240, 3 cs $224
 
Mercurey 1er Cru Les Crêts

100% Pinot Noir grown due south on the hillside of Mercurey on limestone (chalk) soils. Vinification occurs in open top barrels after complete destemming. The wine is aged in French oak, 15% new, and bottled after 18 months after harvest.

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Wine Spectator 91+ Top Value Selection

Price: Fl $300, 2cs $280
 
Mercurey 1er Cru 'Clos L'Eveque

Eastern slope on clay and limestone soils (granular). Vines : 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.

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Price: FL $300, 2 cs $280