MEURSAULT 1er Cru Genevrières 2019

This names derives from junipers (in French: "génévriers"), bush with thorny leaves and purple berries which grows in the poor and windy field.


Production area : 16,48 ha
Altitude : 250-300 m
Ideally located, facing South-East, the terroir is from the part "Dessous", in the continuation of les Charmes. The soil consists of very stony white marl and gives perfect maturity to the grape.
Sol : Calcareous Clay
In the vineyard
Wine-Growing method : sustainable
Harvest: 100 % manual
At their arrival in our cellar, the grapes are immediately and carefully pressed with a pneumatic press .
100 % whole berries
Finning: yes
12 months (whose 4 months in stainless steel tank)
100 % oak barrels
Chardonnay : 100%
Alcohol content: 13,5 ABV
Age of vines: 35 years years old


Serving temperature : 12-14°C
Should be drunk between 2023 and 2028
Tasting notes
This wine combines finesse of les Perrières with power of les Charmes. A typical wine with aromas of almond, fern, brioche, mellow and concentrated in the mouth with a long persistence.
Food and wine pairings
Ideal with fishes cooked in sauce, such as the pike served with a white butter and sorrel sauce, the blanquette and the refined cheeses.