Mercurey Rouge 1er Cru Clos des Myglands 2019

Domaine Faiveley


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: Another of Domaine Faiveley’s famed monopoles, 1er Cru Clos de Myglands (mee-glaund) is a 14 acre parcel located north of the village of Mercurey and adjacent to Faiveley’s lieu-dit La Framboisière. Vines here date back to 1961 and are planted in a mixture of clay and limestone soils.

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. The wine is aged in a combination of stainless steel and oak for 12 to 14 months prior to release. Approximately 1/3 of the oak is first use.

Additional Information

The nose reveals notes of black and red fruits combined with subtle woody and smoky notes. The palate offers the same rich, fruity aromas as the nose. This full-bodied wine has a velvety tannic backbone which gives a sensation of warmth on the smooth finish.

Technical Details

  • Appellation: Mercurey
  • Winemaker: Jerome Flous
  • Sustainability: Sustainable Practices
  • Soil: Clay, Limestone
  • Avg Vine Age: Date to 1963
  • Alcohol: Under 14%
  • Avg Production: 35,000 bottles
  • Sizes Available: 12/375ml, 6/750ml
  • Varietals: 100% Pinot Noir

Recent Press

  • Score: 88 Points

    Vinous Author: Neal Martin
    Date: Sunday, December 20, 2020
    "The 2019 Mercurey Clos des Myglands 1er Cru, from the 6.31-hectare monopole, has a bright nose of red currant and cranberry fruit. The palate is medium-bodied with slightly rustic tannins, but there is freshness and focus on the finish."

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