The Mercurey appellation is increasingly receiving critical acclaim as a number of young winemakers have recognised the attractive nature of the terroir here and are producing wines of considerable elegance. This is a wine that will last if you're patient enough to cellar.
Grapes: Pinot Noir (dominant) / Pinot Beurot (Malvoisie, Pinot Gris)
La Plante Chassey is a south-east slope with clay soil. The grapes for this wine are harvested by hand.
The wine is fermented in wooden vats before being transferred to old wooden barrels for 18 months. The wine is not fined or filtered before bottling.
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