Volnay Premier Cru “Clos des Chênes"
2012
2012

Château de Meursault, whose history goes back one thousand years, produces  the Volnay Clos des Chênes  from one parcel of 6.40 Acres located on the upper hill, South of the hamlet of Volnay. “Clos”, meaning “closed”, refers to the walls bordering the vineyard, and  “Chênes” to the oak trees were grown nearby. The  white marl soils, humid and rustic, make  this Premier Cru  very dense and structured. 

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Wine Notes
Color
Deep ruby
Aroma
Ripe black fruits, accompanied by spicy notes
Taste
Full, with elegant tannins which give very structured wine. Black fruits and spicy aromas.
Product Information
Vintage: 
2012
Type:
Red
Grape Variety Used: 
Pinot Noir
Appellation: 
Volnay Premier Cru
Alcohol: 
13.50%
Length/Type of 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.
Length/Type of Aging: 
Aged for 12 months in oak barrels (about 30% new), then again for 1-2 years in oak barrels (about 70% new).
Bottled Date: 
Friday, May 23, 2014
Release Date:
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Cases Produced: 
4,000
Packaging Available:
  • 6
     - 
    750 ML
Imported From: 
France