The history of Château de Meursault dates back to the 11th century. Its estate vineyards span the Côte de Beaune region of Burgundy, located in famous villages such as Aloxe-Corton, Savigny-Lès-Beaune, Corton, Beaune and Pommard. Château de Meursault’s magnificent cellars were built between the 12th and 16th centuries, and are still used today to house the winery’s 2,000 barrels and more than 700,000 bottles.
Chateau de Meursault
The grapes for this wine come from some of Château de Meursault’s best vineyard sites, with well-drained, gravelly soils that give the wine its mineral freshness. It’s rich on the palate with subtle notes of almond, lemon and a bit of oak.
Deep ruby in color, this wine displays beautiful aromas of ripe red fruits and baking spices. It’s earthy, yet velvety with a long finish, and is ideal alongside light pasta dishes, pork chops or roasted chicken.
A brilliant yellow color, this wine is very expressive, opening with floral notes that segue to fresh aromas of lemon and grapefruit. The well-drained, gravelly soils of the vineyard give the wine its full, well-balanced mineral character and lengthy finish.
This wine is a brilliant yellow color with aromas of lime blossom, acacia, apple and baking spices. It’s rich and ripe with a lengthy finish, and will pair well with sheep’s milk cheese, escargot, lobster or roasted chicken.
This wine is rich on the palate, with aromas of stone fruit and herbs. It’s full-bodied, with lots of texture and complexity. Enjoyable now, it will also cellar nicely for about a decade.
The Château de Meursault Premier Cru “Perrières” owes its name to the ancient limestone quarries still visible near the vineyard site. Aromas of toasted oak and subtle floral notes make it perfect to pair with light white fish, shellfish or roasted chicken.
The name of this wine refers to the thorny bushes that used to thrive freely on the vineyard land. A deep, brilliant ruby hue, it has aromas of ripe black fruits and baking spices. Light-bodied with high acidity, it is best enjoyed with boeuf Bourguignon, poultry dishes or mature cheeses.
Savigny-Lès-Beaune means “land of woods,” referring to the vegetation that covered the site of this vineyard before vines were planted there. Made from grapes grown in stony, dark soils, this wine is a pure expression of Pinot Noir, with flavors of cherry, strawberry and a hint of black currant.
“Clos,” meaning “closed,” refers to the walls bordering the vineyard, and “Chênes,” references the nearby oak trees. Deep ruby in color, this wine is smooth and opulent with good acidity and a dry finish.