Mercurey 1er cru "Les Veleys" is a Burgundy white wine opening with a lovely expression of citrus and white fruits aromas plus creamy notes in the background. Lively, rich, and complex attack with intense flavours of lemon in the palate. Great acidity and a very long mineral finish.
Burgundy wine region is located in central-east of France. Burgundy wines comes from multi sub-regions, each with its own particular character, each with its own particular climate. Chardonnay and Pinot Noir represent here the two key grape varieties for the production of some of the most exclusive Premier Cru and Grand Cru wines in the world.
Moderate continental climate
Domaine François Raquillet
The soils in Macon and the Côte Chalonnaise share some common characteristics - Jurassic limestone soils dominant. In some villages, some soils assemblages content a high level of clay while others are Jurassic assemblages where hard limestones and softer marls alternate. Variations in the Mâconnais landform has led to more diversity of soils like brown limestone, clayey, and sandy soils mixed with sandstone pebbles. Vines growing around Solutré are rooted in red marls that have been covered with limestone scree.