Volnay 1er cru Clos des chênes - 2016

Price : 75.50$
Grape Variety : Pinot noir  
Caract. : Dry red wine  
SAQ Code : 12401266  
Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 13% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

"The estate’s 2009 Volnay Clos des Chenes is a delicate, feminine wine graced with floral aromatics, sweet red fruit and a high-toned, caressing personality. The Clos des Chenes emphasizes length and floreality from start to finish." -AG Wine Advocate

Wine Pairing :

Red meat, roasted, game, strong cheese.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : 100% Pinot noir
  • Age of vines : 10-75 years
  • Yield of vines : 30 hl/ha
  • Irrigation : None
  • Harvest : Manual
  • Fermentation : Stainless steel during 2 weeks
  • Maturation : French oak barrique (30% new, the rest:1-3 years) during 16 months. 3 months in bottle - Malolactic fermentation. With the lees.
  • Type of yeast : Indigenous
  • Fining : Not filtered
  • Cellar : 10-15 years
  • Decanting : 2h+ hour

See the Press Review


Vintage 2016

  • Wine Advocate - R. Parker: 90-92 pts.

Vintage 2014

  • Wine Advocate - R. Parker: 92 pts.

Vintage 2009

  • Wine Advocate - R. Parker: 93 pts.

Vintage 2008

  • Wine Spectator: 92 pts

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