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  Volnay 1er Cru
Appellation : Volnay 1er cru
Place : from several parcels of land ( la Carelle sous la Chapelle, les Chanlins)
Cépage : 100 % Pinot noir
Picking : by hand
Vinification : The grapes are taken from the vine to the estate in crates. After sorting, the clusters of grapes are lightly pressed. The whole bunch is macerated without pressing, with only daily over-pumping in order to obtain the full aromatic structure and colour of the wine. The time in the vat is about 15 days with alcoholic fermentation. Pressing is carried out following generations of pure Burgundy tradition using a vertical hydraulic hand press. Then the wines are racked and put into barrels.
Ageing : ageing is in oak barrels for a period of 18 to 24 months in our cellars (malo-lactic fermentation). Bottling takes place on the estate.
Keeping potential : over 10 years (wine for long-term keeping)
Should be served with : red roast or grilled meat, meat in sauces or marinated and ripe cheese.
Serving temperature : 15° to 18°C.
Description of the wine : a ruby red colour, deep and brilliant. a complex and elegant nose based on small fruits and with notes of blackcurrant buds. On the palate it is a powerful wine, rounded with great aromatic finesse.
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Domaine Jean-Claude CLUZEAUD
2, rue de la cave des Ducs
21190 VOLNAY
Tel-Fax : +33 (0)

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