Xavier Monnot is a leading wine maker in Meursault whose winemaking style emphasizes prurity of fruit, elegance and complexity. Xavier can trace his mother’s ancestors, the Monnier, back to 1723, with six generations of winegrowing. He took over the vineyard in 1994 and strated replanting parcels with a combination of old vines and new clones and upgraded the cellar with modern equipment. In 2005, along with improvements in the vineyard & cellar, he began bottling his wines under his own label.
France - Burgundy - Cote de Beaune
10 in stock
An explosive Meursault! It’s a Village appellation at a level of a top 1ier cru. Very appealing nose with roasted nuts aromas. Reduction lees density and intensity. Well balanced palate with acidity.
From 3 year to 8 years.
Xavier is very meticulous about treating each plot personnaly and have a 'lutte raisonee' (low intervention and low/no pesticides) phylosphy.All grapes are manually harvested. He is restricting yields for quality and concentration and intervening as little as possible.
Should be served between 12 to 14 degree.
Foie gras, shrimps, lobster, chicken, veal, rabbit. Cheeses: Epoisse, blue, goat.
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