Creation Vinium

Volnay 1er Cru

  • RegionCôte de Beaune
  • VillageVolnay
  • AppellationVolnay Premier Cru
  • Grape varietyPinot Noir
The Vine
  • Average vine age 35 years
  • SoilRich reddish-brown bathonian limestone
  • Average yield35 hl/ha
  • HarvestHand picked
Wine tips
  • Cellaring Potential7-10 years
  • Serving temperature 15-17°
Description
  • The picturesque village of Volnay, a neighbour of Pommard, offers a breadth of different red wines. Moving downhill away from the intensely perfumed wines of the chalky upper slopes, the soil change mid-way down tends to produce wines that retain their hallmark of refined elegance.
Vinification & Ageing
  • Fermentation
    Traditional in open vats
  • Ageing
    10 to 12 months ageing in oak barrels, 35% new
  • Barrels
    Louis Latour cooperage, French oak, medium toasted
Wine tasting
  • Tasting Note
    Ruby in colour this fine wine has a delicate nose with fruit and vegetal notes. It has soft tannins and thick structure supported by plump spicy woody flavours.
  • Food Pairing
    Game birds - poultry - mature cheeses


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