Domaine Faiveley Mercurey Clos Rochette 2005

Chardonnay from Burgundy, France

Price: $29.99
Item No. 93238
  • WE88

Winemaker's Notes

On this vineyard plot, the soil is compact and hard to work because it is strewn with little rocks, hence the name "Clos Rochette". This Chardonnay holds a brilliant pale yellow color. The nose is generous with aromas of fruit and oak. The entrance is clean and straightforward. The richness in the mouth expresses the concentration of well-ripened grapes combined with aging in oak barrels. Already this wine is enjoyable to drink. Serve with light appetizers, vol-au-vent (puff pastry), fish and poultry dishes. Cellaring potential is 5-7 years.

Customer Lists Including This Wine Add To Your Own List

Beaulieu Vineyard Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 2004
Comparison - 9/28/2010 (1 item) (viewed 2091 times)

Learn About Domaine Faiveley Map ItMap It

Founded in 1825, Bourgognes Faiveley has been handed down from father to son for over 175 years. As the sixth generation to take the reins, François Faiveley manages, with equal amounts passion and competence, the largest family domaine in Burgundy. Methodically reconstructing vineyards fractured by French inheritance laws, Bourgognes Faiveley today owns more appellations in their...

Read More About Domaine Faiveley

Learn About Burgundy

The region of Burgundy is the fairytale land of vines. There are stories of kings, conquerors and commoners recounting the seductive effects of a Burgundian wine. Even now, many wine aficionados and lovers will pinpoint their most memorable wine moment at that first taste of an aged Burgundy. Much of this can be related to the terroir of Burgundy. Centuries of winemaking have...

Read More About Burgundy

Learn About Chardonnay

Chardonnay (shar-dawn-AY) White Wine's Queen Bee Like Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay can grow just about anywhere. It adapts well to different soils and different climates. While frequently paired with California, its native home lies in the vineyards of Burgundy, France. The only major white grape of the region, Chardonnay is at its best on the rolling...

Read More About Chardonnay

Related Products
Another of Domaine Faiveley's famed monopoles, 1er Cru Clos de Myglands (mee glaund) is a 14 acre parcel located south ...
ALL4470540_2005

About Professional Ratings

close
Please login or create an account to create a wine list.
close
close
New Arrival Alert
Also sign me up for Wine.com emails featuring deals, trends and new arrivals
Your alert has been added!

Remember, you can go to my account > my alerts to view/edit your alerts at any time (or click here if you want to see them now!)

Membership Benefits


  • • Unlimited FREE ground shipping.
  • • Fast & convenient delivery to your door.
  • • Shop with confidence, satisfaction guaranteed.

Ship on us for a month!

Start My Free Trial

After your free trial, StewardShip is just $49/year.

*Some exclusions apply

close popup