Auxey-Duresses (pronounced Aussey) is located in a valley which coming from the Côte de Beaune, sinks in to the Hautes Côtes on the road to Rochepot and Autun. The appellation covers the town of Auxey-Duresses and its hamlets Auxey and Petit Melin. It adjoins the appelations of Meursault, Saint-Aubin, Monthelie and St. Romain.
A bright ruby colour. A discreet nose with little black fruits aromas (blackcurrants, blackberry, blueberry). On the palate, a frank attack with a lot of fruits. A beautiful typicity, minerality, and character on the finish.
Serving temperature : 13-15°C
Ideal with white meat, poultry or small fowl in a light sauce, or on delicate meats such as stewed or fried veal. More simply with jambon cru or cured meats. Soft and creamy cheeses: Brillat-Savarin, Chaource, Cîteaux…
Ageing potential : Drink within 3 years.