Joseph Drouhin, Volnay, AOC, 2018, Bourgogne rouge

A wine with refinement and great elegance.
Year 2018 - 0,75 liter - 13.5% ABV
€ 71,87 / 1 liter, prices incl. VAT plus shipping costs
Contains sulphites
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Article: 2018 Volnay AOC Joseph Drouhin
Country: France
Growing area: Burgundy, the village of Volnay lies near Beaune.
Category: Red wine, dry
Classification: Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée
Producer: Joseph Drouhin
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.
Alcohol: 13.5%
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.

Region Volnay
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.

Soil type
Very different terroirs, predominantly however clayey marl on a limestone base.

Joseph Drouhin
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.

Allergens: Sulphites
Further details
Country of origin: France
Company: Maison Joseph Drouhin
Address: 7 rue d'Enfer 21200 Beaune - France