The vines are located on the last fifty metres of hillside, just beneath the mountain crest.
Made from the Chardonnay variety.
The soil is lean, stony limestone and more generally, clayey, marly limestone. It is a kind of rocklike, hardened clay limestone. The earth is white.
Long maturing process in oak barrels.
Frequently overlooked, Mercurey white develops aromas of dried fruit with flowery overtones. Full, rich, full-bodied and quite floral, it has aromas of hazelnuts, roasted almonds, lime and spices (cinnamon and pepper).
As an aperitif, or with fish served in sauce and certain cooked sea food (e.g. scallops, crab, crawfish). It is also delicious with Asian food and hard cheeses (e.g. sushi, shrimps or sweet and sour fish).
Best consumed within six to seven years after harvesting.
Serving temperature between 11 and 13°C.
Available in bottle