Type: Red Wine
Country: France
Region: Burgundy
Code: MOUL140
La Rochelle is one of the outstanding terroirs of Moulin à Vent. Olivier Merlin’s holding was mostly planted in 1937, with a small section dating back to 1955. This is full, glorious and complex - a magical and exciting wine.
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Olivier Merlin

Domaine Olivier Merlin is owned by Corinne and Olivier Merlin, who settled in the Mâcon area in 1987. Today it extends over more than 15 hectares in the Mâconnais region and in the Moulin à Vent appellation, with 10,5 hectares owned and another 4,5 hectares worked under a tenancy agreement. Aware of the importance of ensuring a smooth succession on the domaine, they are delighted to announce that their two sons have now joined the family business. Winemakers, Paul and Théo Merlin, will be producing their first vintage on the Domaine in 2018. In January 1987, Corinne a...
A deeply and intensely coloured wine. Attractive aromatic expression of spices (pepper) and well-ripened cherry. In the mouth, highly concentrated with well-marked but velvety tannins. Attractive aromatic expression of spices and well-ripened cherry.
Try with seared duck breast with cherries or figs. Alternatively, pair with classic French dishes in a creamy sauce like chicken with tarragon or kidneys with mustard sauce or even a retro boeuf stroganoff.
Semi-carbonic maceration, 12 day maceration with no pigeage. Aged for 18 months in 1 and 2 year old barrels.

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