Volnay Vieilles Vignes Red
Domaine Henri Delagrange - Volnay 1er Cru
Red,Volnay 1er Cru
100 % Pinot Noir
history
Based in Volnay, the Delagrange Family owns 32 acres of vineyard located amongst the best terroirs of the Côtes de Beaune. The business is run by Didier Delagrange, vinegrower and winemaker who produces high quality Burgundy wines (Bourgogne, Hautes Côtes de Beaune, Volnay, Pommard, Meursault) that are vinified and bottled at the Estate.The Domaine’s policy can be summarised in five points: • Careful, rigorous care of the vines as this is the start • Pick perfectly healthy grapes at the right moment. • Understand each vintage to preserve the natural balance of the wine. • Maintain the traditional character of the wine by intervening as little as possible during vinification • Preserve the body, the fruitiness and the aromatic purity of the wine during vinification to extract the
best from the noble Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grape varieties. •Didier DELAGRANGE aims to produce wines that are fleshy, round, rich in fruit and bursting with finesse and elegance
Vineyard
The Volnay slopes, dropping through 140 metres, has a succession of ferruginous limestones, usually covered with brownish red loam.Vines : 1.73 ha -55 years old - 45 hl/ha.
Winemaking
Manual harvesting. 100 % destemming . Fermentation for 18 days in open tank with controlled temperature. Occasional punching down./nAgeing for 15 months including 12 months in vat.
Tasting notes
The hue is ruby, light but flavorful, delivering very subtles aromas such as small red fruit (raspberry and blackberry) and violet. Wines with a feminine character.
Food pairing
It's perfect with dishes based on slow roasted or glazed poultry as well as creamy cheeses. Serve at 57° - 60 ° F.
Aging potential
2 to 8 years
Grape varieties
100 % Pinot Noir
Press
Current and upcoming vintage ratings :
201891 Wine Spectator
Previous rating
201790 Wine Enthusiast
201790 Wine Spectator
201690 Wine Enthusiast
201693 Wine Spectator
91
2018
A dark, slightly brooding style, this red delivers black cherry, blackberry, iron, smoke and spice aromas and flavors. It's fresh and supple, with a solid underpinning of tannins, and fine length. Best from 2023 through 2038. 1,050 cases made, 150 cases imported.
Bruce Sanderson Wine Spectator
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