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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Domaine de Montille

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Volnay

Grape Variety:

Pinot Noir

Volnay, Les Mitans, 1er Cru, 2013

12x75cl £668.00

8 bottles £55.67 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

A totally different profile to the Beaune Greves, which was tasted directly before this. Finer grained yet very ripe. This is one of the ripest Volnays you will find, offering floral and sweet fruit characteristics, red berry notes with touches of rose and kirsch. Very seductive indeed. Sadly only five barrels were made instead of the usual 11. De Montille's vines in Mitans are 55-60-years-old; they produce tiny (millerande) berries every year that are highly concentrated. The grapes and bunches ripen very well most years so this is often fermented with a lot of whole bunches, as is the case with the 2012 and 2013.

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