The name would come from the Gallic "march" and of low Latin “mariscus, mariscelleus” words and meaning "marsh, marshy places”. This is one of the 5 first 1er crus officially recognized in 1943.
Iconic wine of our Estate, it will become a monopoly with the 2016 vintage. It comes from an exceptional plot in Mercurey, among the most prestigious of the appellation, in Etroyes. It is part of the five first 1er crus recognized in1943.
We pay very much attention to this clos and had launched a vast rehabilitation program. We have replanted nearly 5 ha including the reintroduction of chardonnay. So we are now able to offer you this wine both in red and white since 2014 vintage.
AGE OF VINES: 5 years
DATE OF HARVEST: Aug. 22nd to 24th 2020
HARVEST: 100% by hand, in small grape boxes
SORTING: grapes are sorted in the vineyard to keep only the good and ripped one.
PRESSING: in our cellars, grapes are immediately gently pressed in our pneumatic press.
% FULL GRAPES: 100%
OAK BARRELS AGEING: 100% - NEW OAK: 15%
PERIOD OF AGEING: 19 months
FINING: Yes, with bentonite
DATE OF BOTTLING: August 22nd, 2022