Domaine Berthelemot is a family business based in Meursault and cultivating 15 hectares in the Côte de Beaune area (Meursault, Puligny-Montrachet, Pommard, Beaune....). Our pledge is to produce wines revealing the true quality characteristics of the land and take care to protect the environment. Our wines are certified "organic" from vintage 2021.
Pierrefittes and Jouères.
Pierrefittes : It is believed that on this land there may have stood a dolmen or "Pierre fichée" (an upright stone). Jouères : The name originates from the old French word "jouelles" meaning the crossbars placed between the stakes and used for tying the vine.
Pierrefittes : light coloured stone, reverberating sunlight, with an underlayer of clay. Jouères : shallow clay and limestone on a hard substratum
81a 19ca and 28a 55ca planted in 1962, 1969, 1984 and 1986.
100% Pinot Noir from handpicked grapes; raised in oak casks.
The wines originating from both sectors are blended together at the end of the maturing stage in casks giving a harmonious combination, slightly dominated by the denser tones of the Pierrefittes wine.
15/16°C. It is recommended to decante recent vintages so as to enhance the aroma.
- At last ! Following several vintages hit by serious hailstorms (2012,13,14) 2015 started with mild, dull but early march faire conditions. Several dry and sunny periods and rainfalls at the right time accompanied paced the development of vegetation ; hot summer, the grapes were ripe and sound by the 1st of september for a great harvest. The wines are dark and shiny in coulour with very fine aromas of red fruit slightly candied. The taste is intense and of an exceptional finesse.