Wine Spectator 89 points - An elegant version, with grip supporting the cherry, strawberry and mineral flavors. This turns sinewy on the finish, remaining persistent and chalky. Drink now through 2021. 200 cases imported.
(Jun 15 2016)
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The estate of the Chateau of Marsannay is spread over almost 34 hectares, starting in the north with the AOC Bourgogne “Montre-Cul” and ending in the south with vineyards within the Clos de Vougeot.
- 26 hectares of AOC Marsannay situated in the villages of Chenove to the north, Marsannay in the centre and Couchey in the south.
The estate owns vineyards in most of the best “Climats” of Marsannay : the Longeroies, Echezeaux, Grandes Vignes, Boivins, Clos de Jeu, Grasses Tetes, Parterre, Crais, Champ Salomon and Ravry.
- 8 hectares in other appellations of the Cote de Nuits such as Fixin (Petit Crais and Crais de Chene), Gevrey Chambertin (Clos de la Justice, Charreux, Billard and Pince-Vin), Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru (Bel-Air and Champeaux), Vosne-Romanee 1er Cru En Orveaux, Chambertin and Ruchottes-Chambertin Grand Cru and Clos Vougeot Grand Cru.
The Domaine also operates leased, vineyards belonging to Hospices de Dijon. Located in the Cote de Beaune Aloxe-Corton, Savigny-Les-Beaune, Beaune, Pommard and Puligny-Montrachet, these plots represent an area of 4 hectares.
Since 2012, it belongs to the Halley family, also proprietor of the Chateau of Meursault in the Cote de Beaune. With the desire to exploit fully the potential of the estate of the Chateau of Marsannay, Olivier Halley has put in place a program of investment in the vineyards and the winery.