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Producer: Domaine MonterrainGrape Varieties: 100% Estate grown GamayOptimum Drinking: Within 3 yearsWine Style: Mid weight fruity redAlcohol by Volume: 12.5%Closure: Natural CorkCountry: France
Domaine de Monterrain is a small domaine owned by the Ferret family. This domaine has been passed down from father to son for over 5 generations. Patrick and Martine Ferret are the current owners and take great pride in tending their 10 hectares of hillside vineyards situated around the village of Serrieres in the Saône et Loire. 9 hectares of vines are planted with Gamay and, as a new venture; 1 hectare was planted in 2003 with Chardonnay grapes. Harvesting is carried out manually. The Ferret family takes great pride in its Mâcon Serieres which is produced in an easy drinking style typical of the area.
Grapes: 100% Estate grown Gamay
Vinification: Fermentation took place in temperature controlled vats. The wine was then left to mature in tank for a minimum of 6 months prior to being bottled.
Colour: Ruby red
Taste: Ripe fruit on the attack with good weight and balance. An easy drinking style of wine typical of the area. Best drunk within 2 to 3 years from vintage.
Serve: With cold meats, garlicky stuffed mushrooms, roasts and mild cheeses such as Brie and Pont l’Evêque.
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