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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Blagny Rouge 1er Cru
La Genelotte
Pinot Noir Planted in 1934 Clay, Limestone .34 ha
Meursault Blanc “Bois de Blagny” Vieilles Vignes
Chardonnay Planted in 2006 Clay, Limestone 1.13 ha
Meursault Cuvée Léo
Chardonnay Planted in 2011 Clay, Limestone .64 ha
Meursault-Blagny 1er Cru
La Genelotte
Chardonnay Planted between 1946-1955 Clay, Limestone 3.5 ha
Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru
Hameau de Blagny
Chardonnay Planted in 1950 Clay, Limestone 1.7 ha
Meursault-Blagny 1er Cru La Pièce sous le Bois
Chardonnay Planted in 1970 Clay, Limestone .33 ha
Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru
Chalumaux
Chardonnay Planted in 1946 Clay, Limestone .8 ha
Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru
La Garenne
Chardonnay Planted in 2000 Clay, Limestone .10 ha
Beaune 1er Cru Rouge “Cuvée Brunet”
Hospices de Beaune
Pinot Noir 85% Planted in 1954, 1976,
15% planted in 1999
Clay, Limestone N/A
Beaune 1er Cru Rouge “Cuvée Cyrot Chaudron” Hospices de Beaune
Pinot Noir Planted in 1929, 1979 Clay, Limestone 1.13 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• Hand-harvested

• Rigorous grape sorting before the crush
• Wines are unfined and unfiltered

Whites:

• Direct pressing
• Settling of the juice for 12 hours then racked directly into 228-L oak barrels
• The percentage of new oak and the length of aging depend on the vintage

Reds:

• Percentage of de-stemmed grapes varies from year-to-year. 2009 vintage is 30-40% de-stemmed.
• Traditional vinification in stainless steel cuves
• Daily punch-downs
• Maceration lasts from 10-15 days
• Aged in 228-L oak barrels for 18 months, wines are racked twice before bottling

Meursault “Cuvée Léo”:
• Named for Laurent Martelet's first grandchild
• Fermented and aged in stainless steel tank

Beaune 1er Cru Rouge “Cuvée Brunet” Hospices de Beaune:
• This cuvée comes from 3 premier cru climats: Les Cent Vignes, Les Bressandes, Le Bas des Teurons

Beaune 1er Cru Rouge “Cuvée Cyrot Chaudron” Hospices de Beaune:
• This cuvée comes from the premier cru vineyard Les Montrevenots, located near Beaune Clos des Mouches, high on the hill at the border with Pommard

General Information

Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Appellation(s)
Blagny, Meursault, Puligny-Montrachet
Producer
Hélène Martelet-de-Chérisey, Laurent Martelet
Founded
1811
Annual Production
2,000 cases
Farming
Organic (practicing)
Website
http://www.vins-martelet-cherisey.com/
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