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Mercurey "Vieilles Vignes" Rouge 2018, Domaine Theulot-Juillot, Mercurey, 13% vol, 75cl

Mercurey “Vieilles Vignes” Rouge 2018, Domaine Theulot-Juillot, Mercurey, 13% vol, 75cl

Availability: In stock

SKU : RB12

£27.54

Natalie Theulot inherited her share of the Juillot family domaine in 1987and is today ably assisted by her husband Jean-Claude Theulot. Their estate comprises 10 hectares of red and white Mercurey. Harvesting is by hand, the fruit is 100% destemmed, given a light crushing and cooled to 10°C for 4-5 days before being fermented at a maximum of 30°C. Ageing is for 12-15 months in barrels from Tonnellerie de Mercurey and Seguin-Moreau.

 

The Vieilles Vignes is from three lieux-dits; Clos Laurent, Vaux & Montelons. It is rich and generous with lovely red and black fruits, a sumptuous texture and sweet finish.