Maison Roche De Bellene Vieilles Vignes Volnay 2010, Ac

Pinot Noir Pinot Noir
Burgundy, France

$29.75 (299875)

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Made from vines that are an impressive 48-62 years old, this shows the delicate fruit and perfumed floral character for which red Volnay is prized, along with an unmistakable depth afforded by the old vines. Pretty floral notes lead the way for waves of black cherry and berry fruit, all echoing beautifully on the palate within a mediumfull-bodied framework and surrounded by caressing tannins. Enjoy over the next 5+ years with braised lamb or venison. (VINTAGES panel, May 2012)
90 pts
4
November 24, 2012

Critic Reviews (3)

Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Volnay when expressively produced, makes such a compelling wine with heady aromatics and delicately interwoven...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This age-worthy pinot shows fairly deeply ruby colour (for pinot) with a lifted nose of raspberry pie, spice, wood...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

An usually grippy and structured Volnay, more Pommard-like in style, with marked ripeness and plenty of earthy,...

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Community Reviews (1)

Jason Chenier
Jason Chenier

Tasted December 2012.

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