Volnay 1er cru Les Santenots - 2016

Price : 82.75$
Grape Variety : Pinot noir  
Caract. : Red wine  
SAQ Code : 12379581  
Inventaire : Signature  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 13% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

Notes of berries, blackcurrent, and dark fruit. Powerfull with soft tannins and long finish.

Wine Pairing :

Red meat, roasted, game, strong cheese.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : 100% Pinot noir
  • Age of vines : 30 years
  • Yield of vines : 40 hl/ha
  • Irrigation : None
  • Harvest : Manual
  • Fermentation : Concrete tanks during 2 weeks
  • Maturation : French oak barrique (20% new, the rest:1-5 years) during 16 months. 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: 91-93 pts.

Vintage 2015

  • Wine Advocate -R. Parker: 87-89 pts.

Vintage 2014

  • Wine Advocate -R. Parker: 93 pts.

Vintage 2012

  • Wine Advocate -R. Parker: 92 pts.

Vintage 2009

  • Wine Advocate -R. Parker: 92 pts.

Vintage 2008

  • Wine Spectator: 93 pts.

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