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Mercurey is the most important village in the Cote Chalonnaise in Burgundy, and the producer of as much as two-thirds of that district’s wine. These wines have lower permitted yields and tend to be somewhat fuller and more serious than those of their neighbors. Most of the production consists of red wines made from Pinot Noir, though a little white wine from Chardonnay is made as well. This is one of those appellations that easily refute the charge that there is no value in Burgundy.
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  • Mission

    The Mission or Pais grape was the first Vitis vinifera vine planted in North America. From 1697 until well into the 1...

  • Gamay

    History of the grape: Legend has it that it was brought over by the Romans in the first century BC to the town of Bea...

  • Marechal Foch

    Marechal Foch (aka. Foch, Kuhlmann 188-2) is a vigorous, early-ripening variety, with good winter hardiness. It is we...

  • Négrette

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

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  • Maison L. Tramier et Fils Mercurey Château Mi-Pont Blanc 2000


    refreshing with apples and pineapples, and hints of limestone Read More

    Wine review by Dennis Lim

  • Chateau de Chamirey Mercurey les Ruelles 2012


    pretty good balance of berry fruits and minerals Read More

    Wine review by Dennis Lim

  • For the price, the MacMurray is pretty good and varietally correct.  ... ... ... of the Cote d'Or or Mercurey/Chalonnais and much of it is pretty stringy stuff.  Basic Villages Burgs go for what better appellation (AVA) PNs like Scherrer's RRV or Patz and Hall's Sonoma Coast, and are about as good.  Once you get above that, you are talking ab... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Searching for a Resonable...

  • Can you tell us any more about your Burgundy white, Duncan? One of the more ... reds did.Rodet is based in Mercurey, so has always been a bit of an outlier, though it's a nice place for a visit. They currently bottle plenty of whites across Burgundy. Back in the late '70s through most of the '80s I used to drink cases and cases of their reds a... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Whatcha drinking tonight?

  • Chateau de Chamirey Clos du Roi Mercurey Premier Cru 2010


    No written review

    Wine review by martins2002

  • We've tried several Malbec bottles in the $10-$20 price range and in ... ... ... Noir, again one from the Mercurey appellation, a sub-region of Burgundy.  Initially upon opening, there wasn't much fruit or even taste.  Boy did this change after about five minutes.  We really started enjoying the wine about 30 minutes into the meal, so I wonder... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Weekday Wines

  • Burgundy in Bordeaux glasses? How gauche. I have a 2006 Faiveley Mercurey 1er Cru Clos du Roy I'll sell you for half that wine list price if you want to see what they are like with a litte age in them. Read More

    Forum post in the topic Weekday Wines

  • Today was a good day to see the auto show in Washington DC, so we did just ... ... ... trying one from this Mercurey appellation on our Viking River cruise last spring and this wine was very tasty.  It was about $60, not too high given this was Washington D Read More

    Forum post in the topic Weekday Wines

  • Cote Chalonnaise has long been a well known, yet  frequently overlooked ... ... October 30, 2015), Mercurey, Givry and Montagny, These wines cost a fraction of their noble siblings in Cote d'Or.In reality, there is very little difference between Chalonnaise and the lighter styles of Cote d'Or. Soil structures are similarly based on limestone ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic COTE CHALONNAISE AND THE...

  • Domaine Michel Juillot Mercurey Villages 2001


    This bottle was part of a lot I bought on the website Mercurey is an AOC created in 1936 for red and white wines [though 90% of production is red ] from the communes of Mercurey and St Martin sous Montaigue on the Cotes Chalonaise in Burgundy.There are 32 Premier Cru vineyards but no Grand Cru.Domaine Mi... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906

  • Catherine & Dominique Derain la Plante Chassey 2004 light fresh delightful with grilled meat

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