Meursault 1er cru Charmes white

This is the largest white winegrowing locality, with a surface area of 375 ha, renowned for its premier cru wines, among the best in Burgundy.

-Appellation: Meursault 1er Cru
-Sector: Les Charmes (total surface area 31 ha 11 a)
-History : the burgundian word for « chaumes » meaning common land, formerly used but later left uncultivated
-Orientation: East, altitude of 240m
-Domain surface area: 5 a 47 ca
-Slope: 0 to 1%
-Date planted: 1936
-Graft: Chardonnay, visual selection
-Soil: brown limestone on hard Jurassic limestone, silt and gravel.

-Taste: this land is known to give wines rich and full with ripe fruit tones and long aftertaste.
-Serving temperature: 12-14°C and it can be advisable to decant recent vintages to enhance the aroma.

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