Joseph Drouhin, Volnay, AOC, 2017, Bourgogne rouge
|Article:||2017 Volnay AOC Joseph Drouhin|
|Growing area:||Burgundy, the village of Volnay lies near Beaune.|
|Category:||Red wine, dry|
|Classification:||Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée|
|Grape variety:||Pinot Noir|
|Description:||Ruby red bright colour, shiny. The bouquet is aromatic with floral approvals of violets and black currants. With the maturity broader flavours, like candied fruits, mushrooms and gentle spices, develop. The wine is wonderfully round with a velvety texture. The finish is very long with fine approvals of vanilla.|
|Drinking temperature:||14 - 16 °C|
|Drink recommendation:||Matches fried food with dark meat, e.g. breast of duck, roast beef, fine wild fowl or grilled vegetables with firm sauces. Just as to ripe raw milk cheese.|
Cultivable area Burgundy
The Burgundy is one of the most thrilling wine-growing regions of the world. The leading types of vine are Pinot Noir and Chardonnay with which some of the best wines of the world are produced in the Burgundy. Altogether, the region extends from Chablis in the north to Beaujolais in the south.
The heart of Burgundy is an almost 50 kilometres long hill chain of Gevrey-Chambertin in the north to Santenay in the south. Volnay lies south of Beaune between Pommard and Meursault.
Type of vine
The noble type of vine Pinot Noir which produces powerful and nevertheless dainty wines is resident in the Burgundy and the Champagne. Pinot Noir is only seldom blended outside the Champagne. Pinot Noir celebrates successes in other regions meanwhile, too.
Very different terroirs, predominantly however clayey marl on a limestone base.
Maison Joseph Drouhin founded in 1878 is situated in the old town of Beaune. Drouhin devotes himself to the care of the vineyards, the vinification and the maturity of the wines with the same care. Such an emphasis of the natural expression of the terroir is found in the wine. This way unmistakable wines which are ambassadors of the wine culture of the region arise in the cellars of Drouhin: Elegant, artful and genuine.
|Country of origin:||France|
|Company:||Maison Joseph Drouhin|
|Address:||7 rue d'Enfer 21200 Beaune - France|