2018 - Mercurey Vieilles Vignes Jean-Pierre Charton
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Vincent et Jean-Pierre Charton
Region
Mercurey
Grape
Pinot Noir
Case size
12x75cl
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2018 MERCUREY VIEILLES VIGNES JEAN-PIERRE CHARTON - 12x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Vincent et Jean-Pierre Charton
Region
Mercurey
Grape
Pinot Noir
Case size
12x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £234.00 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, April 2020

    This cuvée is from a selection of vineyards in the village with vines averaging 50 years of age or more. With hints of black cherry and dark currants on the nose, this is a wine of texture and balance that boasts an abundance of wild berry fruits on the palate. It has volume, subtle weight and a long rewarding finish.

  • BURG

    Burghound, October 2019,
    Score: 87-90

    A more restrained if otherwise similar nose precedes the sleeker and finer medium weight flavors that deliver slightly better depth and persistence on the youthfully austere and slightly rustic finale that is shaped by a firmer tannic spine. Drink: 2024+

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Producer

Domaine Vincent et Jean-Pierre Charton

We sought out a domaine in the Côte Chalonnaise for quite some time, so we were delighted to find Jean-Pierre Charton. Located in Mercurey, Jean-Pierre works his 21 hectares of vines with much care. His goal is to produce wonderfully friendly wines that offer all the appeal of juicy Pinot Noir without the rusticity that Mercurey was long famed for. Clive Coates has listed Jean-Pierre as one of the best domaines in the region. We have to concur.

Region

Mercurey

Located in the heart of the Cote Chalonnaise, Mercurey has the largest area under vine and produces the most structured wines in the district. A little white is produced, but it is robust earthy reds from Pinot Noir grown on limestone and marl soil that are most interesting. In the 16th Century Henri IV's lover Gabrielle d'Estrees was a fan, although the King himself preferred neighbouring Givry.