Winery Benjamin Lux - Mercurey 1er Cru 'Le Clos L'Evêque'

Winery Benjamin Lux Mercurey 1er Cru 'Le Clos L'Evêque'

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(Average of the reviews for all vintages combined and from several consumer review sources)
Tasters generally liked this wine.
The Mercurey 1er Cru 'Le Clos L'Evêque' of Winery Benjamin Lux is a red wine from the region of Mercurey 1er Cru 'Le Clos L'Evêque' in Burgundy.
In the mouth this red wine is a with a nice freshness.
This wine generally goes well with poultry, beef or veal.

Taste structure of the Mercurey 1er Cru 'Le Clos L'Evêque' from the Winery Benjamin Lux

Light
Bold
Smooth
Tannic
Dry
Sweet
Soft
Acidic

In the mouth the Mercurey 1er Cru 'Le Clos L'Evêque' of Winery Benjamin Lux in the region of Burgundy is a with a nice freshness.

Details and technical informations about Winery Benjamin Lux's Mercurey 1er Cru 'Le Clos L'Evêque'.

Grape varieties
Region/Great wine region
Great wine region
Country
Style of wine
Alcohol
13.5°
Allergens
Contains sulfites

Discover the grape variety: Pinot noir

Pinot noir is an important red grape variety in Burgundy and Champagne, and its reputation is well known! Great wines such as the Domaine de la Romanée Conti elaborate their wines from this famous grape variety, and make it a great variety. When properly vinified, pinot noit produces red wines of great finesse, with a wide range of aromas depending on its advancement (fruit, undergrowth, leather). it is also the only red grape variety authorized in Alsace. Pinot Noir is not easily cultivated beyond our borders, although it has enjoyed some success in Oregon, the United States, Australia and New Zealand.

Informations about the Winery Benjamin Lux

The winery offers 6 different wines.
Its wines get an average rating of 3.3.
It is in the top 5 of the best estates in the region
It is located in Mercurey 1er Cru 'Le Clos L'Evêque' in the region of Burgundy

The Winery Benjamin Lux is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 6 wines for sale in the of Mercurey 1er Cru 'Le Clos L'Evêque' to come and discover on site or to buy online.

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In the top 200000 of of France wines
In the top 40000 of of Mercurey 1er Cru 'Le Clos L'Evêque' wines
In the top 400000 of red wines
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The wine region of Burgundy

Bourgogne is the catch-all regional appellation title of the Burgundy wine region in eastern France ("Bourgogne" is the French name for Burgundy). Burgundy has a Complex and comprehensive appellation system; counting Premier Cru and Grand Cru titles, the region has over 700 appellation titles for its wines. Thus, Burgundy wines often come from one Vineyard (or several separate vineyards) without an appellation title specific to the region, Village or even vineyard. A standard Burgundy wine may be made from grapes grown in one or more of Burgundy's 300 communes.


The wine region of Côte Chalonnaise

The Côte Chalonnaise is a wine-growing region in the department of Saône-et-Loire in France/burgundy">Burgundy, eastern France. It is composed of five key communes, separated from each other by only a few kilometres. From North to South, they are: Bouzeron, Rully, Mercurey, Givry and Montagny. It takes its name from the commune of Chalon-sur-Saône.

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The word of the wine: Paste

Characteristic of a thick and heavy wine with sticky tannins.

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