Volnay 2008 - Domaine Champy

This Volnay is 8-year old bottle and time has made it a wonderful smooth red. It offers evolved aromas of red/black fruit, forest and spices, ending on a long, slightly sweet finish. Volnay is famous for its elegance, and this one is no exception. It is just perfect to serve now or in the next couple of years. Recommended for real Burgundy Pinot Noir amateurs looking for ready-to-drink quality wines.

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This Volnay is 8-year old bottle and time has made it a wonderful smooth red. It offers evolved aromas of red/black fruit, forest and spices, ending on a long, slightly sweet finish. Volnay is famous for its elegance, and this one is no exception. It is just perfect to serve now or in the next couple of years. Recommended for real Burgundy Pinot Noir amateurs looking for ready-to-drink quality wines.
 
Wine CharacteristicsWhen & how to drink?
 
Domain: Domaine Champy
Vintage: 2008
Appellation: Volnay
Region: Burgundy
Type: Dry
 
Grape: Pinot Noir
 
 
Drink from now to 2018
Open 30 minutes before
Serve at 14-16°C
 
Pair this fruity red with a charcuterie platter or a roast chicken.
  
 Technical stuff
  
Soil: Clay and limestone
Harvest: Manual
Ageing: 16 months in oak barrels (30% new)
Yield: 40hl/ha
Alcohol: 13%
 
What experts says  
  17. "Smoky, reductive. Tight, fresh acidity, highly strung but balanced. Hidden depths.”  
  
90. "Elegant and pure, this silky red offers floral and raspberry aromas and flavors, with a touch of mineral. Firm and fresh, with a long finish."
 
  
89. "A wonderfully elegant and pure nose of ripe liqueur-like essence of red pinot fruit, stone and violet hints precede attractively rich and naturally sweet medium-bodied flavors that are shaped by firm and ever-so-mildly rustic tannins on the serious, long and balanced finish. An excellent villages crafted in an old school style."
  

 

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Volnay 2008 - Domaine Champy

Volnay 2008 - Domaine Champy

This Volnay is 8-year old bottle and time has made it a wonderful smooth red. It offers evolved aromas of red/black fruit, forest and spices, ending on a long, slightly sweet finish. Volnay is famous for its elegance, and this one is no exception. It is just perfect to serve now or in the next couple of years. Recommended for real Burgundy Pinot Noir amateurs looking for ready-to-drink quality wines.

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