Grape variety : 100% Chardonnay on a 2.87 hectare plot
Walled vineyard on the outskirts of Meursault. A monopole produced exclusively by Domaine Jacques Prieur. The vineyard was established by the monks of Cîteaux and has produced red and white wines ever since.
The clay-limestone soil sits atop a former river bed.
Whole bunches of grapes were handpicked into small crates and pressed in a pneumatic winepress. Alcoholic fermentation and ageing entirely in oak barrels. 100% malolactic fermentation
Duration of barrel ageing :16 months
Tasted in January 2019
COLOUR : Luminous golden green with the silver reflections.
NOSE : Very smooth with slightly toasted (roasted hazelnut), fruity (citrus fruits, orange peel) and floral (white flowers, acacia) notes.
PALATE : Harmonious with fresh, delicately lemon-flavoured and crusty texture. Warm and delicious on the palate with beautiful sapidity.