Chateau de Meursault Volnay Premier Cru “Clos des Chênes"

Chateau de Meursault Volnay Premier Cru “Clos des Chênes" 2012

“Clos,” meaning “closed,” refers to the walls bordering the vineyard, and “Chênes,” references the nearby oak trees. Deep ruby in color, this wine is smooth and opulent with good acidity and a dry finish.

Style:
Full-Bodied, Elegant, Structured
Flavor:
Black Fruits, Spice
Bottle Size(s)
750 ML
Appellation
Volnay Premier Cru
Grapes
Pinot Noir
Alcohol Percentage
13.50%
Fermentation
After destalking, the juice is fermented in stainless steel vats for 15-18 days. Cold maceration lasts for 5-6 days, followed by alcoholic fermentation. Gentle cap-punching is made during this period to obtain complete and perfect maceration.
Aging
Aged for 12 months in oak barrels (about 30% new), then again for 1-2 years in oak barrels (about 70% new).