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Domaine Virely-Rougeot
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Bourgogne blanc   Meursault Village   Meursault 1er cru « les Charmes »

MEURSAULT 1er CRU Les Charmes

merusault 1er cru

Geographical location  
Produced within the appellation MEURSAULT 1ER CRU.

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Of the calcareous clay type with predominately white marl, favouring the production of white wines.

Surface Area 
0.16 hectare.

Growing method
Ploughing in early Spring, then minimal usage of herbicide to control weeds.

Parasite control  
Balanced approach viticulture in conjunction with the Wine Cooperative.

Grape variety

Hand picked, in total respect of the grapes.

Vinification and ageing  
Grapes are picked into baskets and then delivered by tipper trailer.
Processing is by crusher/de-stemmer, with removal of damaged grapes.
Pressing is followed by settling. Alcoholic fermentation is in oak barrels, through to the end of malo-lactic fermentation, with racking and fining with bentonite and casein before bottling.
During all these operations the wine is tested by an authorised laboratory and an oenologist.

Wine characteristics
Rich, full and fleshy. Wine for long cellar ageing.

Matching with food  
Cooked fish dishes (scallops, white fish and fish terrines).

Keeping potential  
10 years.