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.
La Maladière (total surface area 13ha 58a)
« Maladière » is derived from « maladreries », a hospice for sick people people in medieval times, of which there were ruins in the vicinity.
Split limestone pebbles covered with marls.
45ca 10a planted between 1978 and 2004 and situated at an altitude between 240 and 280m.
100% Pino tNoir from handpicked grapes; raised in oak casks.
Rich red in colour, the wine has red fruit aromas; in the mouth it is supple but well structured with fine tannins and a persistent finish.
15/16°C. It is recommended to decant recent vintages so as to enhance the aroma.
- March was sunny and budburst happened too early. 5th of April frost made big damages in Puligny. Flowering occurred lately, with wind and rain, many flower aborted, confirming a low yield vintage. Fortunately, summer was hot and dry, enhancing maturation and sugar concentration by the end of summer. Harvest started 13th of September. White wines are generous and fruit driven, but high acidity gives a good concentration and length. Red wines benefited from the hot summer with a complex bouquet and round tanins.