CLOS DU MOULIN AUX MOINES
Pernand Vergelesses "Les Combottes" Blanc
About this winery
Long over-looked and underrated, Auxey-Duresses has emerged as a prime source of best-value burgundy in recent years, especially for the top reds, which at their best can be delightfully Volnay-like. The Clos du Moulin aux Moines is a lovely old domaine that was the property of the renowned Abbey of Cluny in the 10th Century; it is beautifully situated on the slopes of the Cote de Beaune above the village of Meursault. It has been owned by the Andrieu family since 2008; since taking over they...
The youngest vines in this vineyard are around 40 years old, situated on a slope extending off Corton Charlemagne. The wine is mineral, perfumed, dry and well balanced. It ages with flavours of mineral stone and grilled almonds. A delicious accompaniment to seafood, crustaceans, snails à la Bourguignon and persillade frogs legs.