Monthélie 1er Cru
Sustainable - Lutte Raisonnée, HVE
100% Pinot Noir
Vineyards & Viticulture
From a 0.4172 hectare parcel. In the Middle Ages, "Le Meix" referred to a set of buildings located within a large agricultural holding. In the 16th century, this "meix" belonged to the Bataille family who were members of the Burgundy parliament. One of the members of this family was Master of Château de La Rochepot, situated just a few kilometers from Monthélie, further south-west down the valley. On the edge of the first hillsides of Monthélie, south-facing and set against the picturesque backdrop of Volnay.
Harvest & Vinification
Grapes are manually harvested and carefully sorted. 100% destemmed, fermented with native yeasts in wood vats for 12 to 20 days with daily pump over and punch down. The wine is then aged in French 228 L oak barrels (Tronçais), 10% new for 18 months average, depending on the vintage.