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Volnay Clos Des Santenots 1er Cru

2010

Terroir

Located in the heart of Les Santenots du Milieu, with brown soil rich in magnesium on a layer of hard, rounded limestone.Steep slope with perfect natural drainage. Situated in the middle of the slope facing due east.

Vinification

The grapes were handpicked into small crates, then sorted and totally destemmed. The wine stayed on the skins for 20 days in temperature-controlled open oak vats. Pigeage (punching down the cap) was done twice a day during alcoholic fermentation.100% malolactic fermentationThe wine was aged entirely in new oak barrels.Duration of barrel ageing : 18 months

Features

Dark ruby red with intense purple reflections. Delicate with fine spicy and toasty aromas, evolving after a few moments into flower notes. Elegant and subtle with tasty notes of fresh berries and sweet spices. Very long finish featuring exceptionally smooth tannins.

Other information

The description of this product is currently only available in french.

Details

Producer

Domaine Jacques Prieur

Category

Red

Grapes

100 % Pinot noir

Country / Region

France, Bourgogne

Appellation

Volnay 1er Cru (AOC)

Size

750ml

Degree of alcohol

13.1%

Serving temperature

15°C

Available in these provinces

  • Quebec

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