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    Louis Pere et Fils, Mercurey "I'Or Rouge" 2018-MagnumOpusWines
    Louis Pere et Fils, Mercurey "I'Or Rouge" 2018-MagnumOpusWines

    Louis Pere et Fils, Mercurey Premier Cru Red 2020

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    Mercurey Premier Cru
    Mercurey Premier Cru
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    GRAPE VARIETY : Pinot noir.

    SOIL : Mix of clay and limestone.

    LOCATION : The vineyard isideally located on the best slope of the appellation.

    After a cool and rainy winter and a frost episode in April, the weather at the end of spring was warmer but rainy which engendered a late flowering and millerandage (grapes of small size) The summer was warm and dry. September was warm and the harvest took place at the end of the month under bright sunshine.

    VINIFICATION : Whole bunch fermentation for a period of two weeks and aged 18 months in oak barrels.

    TASTING NOTES : Deep ruby color. The Mercurey is showing beautifully, bursting with aromas of plums, cherries and spices. Medium-bodied, supple and lively, it's charming and expressive with a long finish.

    The house’s eponymous founder, Evgueni Louis Max, hailed from Georgia, which many believe is the birthplace of winemaking. He inherited his passion from his father, a wine merchant who had been a soldier in Tsar Alexander I’s army.

    In 1859, the young exile established his Maison in Beaune, the heart of Burgundy. Today, its domain spans Côte de Beaune, Côte de Nuits, and Chablis.

    After 160 years, Louis Père & Fils continues to blend innovation and tradition to produce extraordinary wines from 3 of the world’s most illustrious terroirs. A sustainable cultivation of the vines, a control of the yields, a manual harvest, a harvest and a sorting of the grapes at full maturity.

    For white wines, gentle pressing to extract the best juice from each plot, followed by aging in vats or barrels. For the reds, maceration in whole bunches and in vats. Then a traditional vinification and aging in barrels.

    Everything is done to extract the delicacy and subtlety of Chardonnay, the finesse and elegance of Pinot Noir. This authentic know-how is the result of a unique experience matured over 6 Generations