The famed "Clos des Montaigus" vineyard is on a southeast-facing slope just south of the village of Mercurey and adjacent to the ruins of the Château de Montaigu. This renowned 1er Cru vineyard is among the top-rated vineyards of Mercurey.
Here's how the 2017 Mercurey 1er Cru "Clos des Montaigus" tastes:
This has a light garnet color. The nose is wonderfully pure and vibrant with ripe strawberry and raspberry fruit, violets, and fresh garden herbs. The palate impresses with gorgeous purity, and texture and the wonderfully smooth finish. If you are thirsty, this is your wine. It has a delightful balance of fruit, ripe and supple tannin, and refreshing acidity that beckons for you dinner table.