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Domaine Faiveley - Mercurey Blanc Clos Rochette Monopole 2012

Overview

Domaine Faiveley combines the principles of modern winemaking methods with the time honored traditions that have been practiced for centuries within their 19th century cellars. Each terroir and each vintage, benefits from special attention which makes the cuvées unique. Each bottle therefore becomes the faithful reflection of its terroir.

Terroir: Clos Rochette is a 11 acre monopole of Domaine Faiveley located in the heart of the Mercurey appellation. This is an extremely rocky vineyard with soils of clay, limestone and gravel. Vines date back to 1960.

Vinification: Grapes are hand harvested, sorted and pressed on site in Mercurey. Following vinification the young wines are brought to the domaine cellars in Nuits-St-Georges for aging. To preserve freshness only a small portion of the wine is aged in oak, with the majority staying in stainless steel for the 10-12 month aging period.

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Technical Details
  • Appellation: Mercurey
  • Winemaker: Jerome Flous
  • Sustainability: Sustainable Practices
  • Soil: Clay, Limestone
  • Vineyard Acreage: 4.38ha
  • Avg Vine Age: Date to 1960
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  • Alcohol: Under 14%
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  • Avg Production: 29,790 bottles
  • Sizes Available: 750ml
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  • Varietals: 100% Chardonnay

Recent News edit

Wine Spectator Rating: 89

Author: Bruce Sanderson

Date: Friday, May 30, 2014

"An enticing combination of peach, apple and lemon highlights this lively, harmonious white. Rich and vibrant, with a mouthwatering finish. Drink now through 2018."