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Mercurey rouge Château du Cray

Color: Red

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The Vineyeard

Calcareous and loam clay soils, which are particularly suited to the Pinot Noir.

Made from the Pinot Noir grapes.

The Chateau du Cray is a 22 hectares estate. It is settled in the villages of Buxy in Côte Chalonnaise.

The vineyards are around the château, except the 2.26 hectares of Mercurey which is a single plot well oriented on the Mercurey table-land

Aging Process

Long aging period in oak barrels.

Tasting notes

Nice red Ruby robe. The bouquet is pure and gives off red fruits aromas with hints of liquorice and smoky minerality. It is a nice powerful wine, well balanced and long on the palate.

Accompaniment

Red meats such as beef sirloin, leg of lamb, or small game are ideal dishes to accompany this Mercurey. It is also perfectly suited to soft ripened or matured cheeses.

Advice

Best consumed three or six years after harvest.

Serving temperature between16 and 18°C

Volumes Available

Available in bottle.

Download the tasting sheet (french)