Production area : 98 ha
Altitude : 230-250 m
The grapes are purchased in different and complementary places called (Echards, Grands Champs, Poisots, Famines), blended directly in the tanks. The soil of Volnay is lighter and more stony than the soil of its neighbor Pommard. Volnay produces elegant and fruity wines.
Soil : Calcareous clay
IN THE VINEYARD
Wine-Growing method : Sustainable
Harvest: 100 % manual
At their arrival in our cellar, the grapes are carefully sorted in order to keep only the healthy grapes at an optimal ripeness
30% whole berries, 70% destemmed grapes
19 days of fermentation on the skins at cold temperature
15 months (whose 3 months in stainless steel tank)
100% oak barrels (25% of new oak)
Volnay wines are feminine, if only one word shall be used. Evolving throughout red fruits and violet aromas, their roundness makes them very seducing, with soft or tougher tannins. It is a distinguished and elegant wine, known as a great representative of the Côte de Beaune.
Ideal with the game animals roasted and the strong cheeses.