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Manoir de Mercey, Rully white "Cuvée Louise" 75cl

Manoir de Mercey, Rully white "Cuvée Louise" 75cl


Color: White

The Domaine Berger-Rive is based within the family property of Manoir de Mercey, located at the southern end of the Côte de Beaune in the village of Cheilly-lès-Maranges, and more precisely in the heart of the Mercey hamlet. Paul BERGER, fourth generation of winegrowers within the Berger-Rive family, took over the estate in 2020, after 5 years of collaboration as a father-son duo. With his team, he cultivates 26 hectares (64 acres) divided between the Rully, Mercurey and Hautes Cotes de Beaune appellations. The estate has been certified High Environmental Value by the French government since the 2017 vintage.


A.O.C: Rully
Name of the cuvée : Cuvée Louise
Name of the plot : En Rosey
Commune : Rully
Grape variety : 100% chardonnay
Surface : 0,40 Ha (1 acre)
Date vines were planted: 1981
Density : 10,000 plants/ha
Pruning: Single Guyot
Altitude: 350-370m (1148 - 1213 ft)
Soil: argilo-calcareous, jurassic
Face: South-east
Vinification: Slow alcoholic fermentation in oak casks, around 20 days at low temperature 19-22°C (66 - 72°F) to bring out the aromatic potential and the finesse of the soil type
Ageing: Once the alcoholic fermentation is finished, the Cuvée Louise will undergo malolactic fermentation in Spring, if the characteristics of the vintage allow. This wine will be aged in casks on fine lees with regular stirring in order to develop harmony, elegance.
Tasting notes: Aromas of white fruit, combined with aromas of almonds. Fine freshness on the palate with a mineral stamp.
Serving: 11-13°C (52 - 55°F), at the ideal cellar temperature
Keeping: up to 4 years. The Cuvée Louise can be drunk young in order to take full advantage of its fresh fruit aromas. It is capable of ageing and will give aromas of hazelnut, almond.
To accompany: It will be the ideal accompaniment to fish, shellfish or snails.


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