MEURSAULT Les Clous 2020

Story

Location
Production area : 18,35 ha
Altitude : 250-300 m
Terroir
The hillside vineyard, facing due east, divided into two parts of which the lower is clearly the better. There is plenty of clay in the soil but it's friable in nature, so easy to work.
Soil : Calcareous Clay
In the vineyard
Wine-Growing method : Sustainable
Harvest: 100 % manual
Vinification
At their arrival in our cellar, the grapes are immediately and carefully pressed with a pneumatic press .
100 % crushed grapes
Finning: yes
Filtration : yes
Ageing
17 months (whose 5 months in stainless steel tank)
100 % oak barrels (whose 18% of new oak)
Varietals
Chardonnay : 100%
Specifications
Alcohol content: 14 ABV

Advice

Serving
Serving temperature : 11-13°C
Should be drunk between 2022 and 2028
Tasting notes
A wine with a fine aromatic intensity of almond, hazelnut, apple and a nice balance between smoothness and freshness on the palate.
Food and wine pairings
Ideal with poultry cooked in white sauce and blue cheese.

Reviews

"Open, mineral, nobly reductive – that’s a great nose. Vibrant, complex – even better first impression than the last. The faintest of tannin, more than a suggestion of barrel cream, vibrantly long finishing flavour. Wait 2 or more years for the oak to fade but this is a super wine. "
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