Located between the Côte Chalonnaise and the Rock of Solutré, the hills of the Mâconnais region stretch across approximately 40 kilometres and are bordered by the Saône and Grosne rivers in southern Burgundy.
SoilThe village of Pierreclos is located in the Lamartinien area, in the southern extremity of the Mâconnais. The Pierreclos terroir is composed of sandy, granite-based soil that is particularly well suited to the Gamay grape.
Grape variety100 % Gamay.
VinificationVinification takes place in temperature-controlled open vats (28/30°C) with regular punching of the cap followed by 12 to 14 months ageing in oak barrels with at most 15% new oak.
RobeGorgeous, intense ruby red in colour with garnet highlights.
NoseRedolent of aromas of stone fruit - especially black cherry - with gamey, animal notes of leather and venison.
PalateSupple and straightforward with delectable flavours of crisp, juicy fruit. Very flavourful finish.
Serve withThis wine is the ideal match for Italian or Spanish cold cuts as well as grilled choice cuts of beef. Creamy cheeses, such as Brie de Meaux or Saint-Félicien, are good choices. For dessert, try this wine with a red berry soup or tiramisu.