David Lole wrote:The palate is absolutely delightful - silky, smooth and terribly long with gorgeous fruit, ripe acidity and far better, rounded tannin structure than any bottle of the, supposedly superior, Clos des Chenes, from the same vintage, demonstrates to date. Finishing with a slightly tart sappiness and lovely cherry/plum overtones, I would rate this wine at 93 points. Outstanding and worth every penny of the hundred dollars I forked out to secure the bottle. Bravo! Drink now to 2013+. 13% A/V
David Lole wrote:Firstly, may I admit to having a soft spot for Volnay’s,
greatdomaines.com wrote:For the 1990 vintage the Marquis tried out a couple of cuves auto-pigéantes for the Volnay Champans - something of a break with tradition! He considers that the results of this essai more closely resemble a lesser than a great year, so the experiment has not been repeated... Jacques d'Angerville is not in favour of saigner- although he did saigner a little in 1984 and again in 1990.
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