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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Domaine de Montille

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Volnay

Grape Variety:

Pinot Noir

Volnay, Taillepieds, 1er Cru, 2018

Tasting Note:

Floral, dark, sweet bramble fruit. Dense and mineral, savoury undergrowth and dry-stone touches with sweeter notes of violet and crème de mûre. Serious, compact and layered. Fermented only with whole bunches and aged in 40% new oak barrels. Taillepieds has gravelly topsoil over limestone resulting in a tight-grained powerful wine. These are the domaine's oldest Volnay vines, 80 years old.

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