Meursault "Vireuils-Dessous"

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Country: France

Region: Bourgogne

Producer: Domaine Parigot

Grade: A.O.P.

Appellation: Meursault

Volume: 750ml

Vintage: 2016

Colour: White

Varietals: Chardonnay

Style: Dry

Food Pairing: Poissons-volaille, A chicken with cream and with Epoisses

Serving Temperature: 11

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Tasting note:
Beautiful color. Typical aromas of Chardonnay. A lot of freshness in the mouth.

Grape variety: Chardonnay


Terroir: South-West exposition,  clay-limestone soil. Vineyard at the top of the hill.

Vine age: 30 years old

Production: 45hl/ha

The greatest attention is given to the cultivation of the vine. Plowing is applied on the whole field. The main principles are applied to obtain very beautiful grapes: short pruning, severe disbudding, high trimming, leaf stripping and possibly harvest in green.
The date of harvest is defined by a monitoring of maturity and daily tasting of berries. Manual harvesting, crushing, pressing of 2 hours 30 minutes. Racking at 10 ° C then fermentation in barrels with native yeast at a temperature between 15 and 20 ° C.
Between 10 and 25% new oak. The duration of aging and the pace of batonnage vary according to the characteristics of the vintage. Total duration of aging: 12 months. Racking, assembly of the different barrels in stainless steel tanks and light sticking. Then bottled.