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Staff Pick

Volnay 1er Cru "Les Fremiets", Joseph Voillot - 2011

Item # 14773 750mL
$89.96/ Single Bottle
$1079.52 $971.57/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

This Volnay is showing marvelously right now with aromas of warm spices, red currants and a lively mineral aspect on the finish. The Les Fremiets vineyard site is 7.4 hectares in size and the Voillot family has a .07 ha parcel. The soil is more limestone-based mixed with lighter stones giving a more feminine aspect to the wine meaning you'll find sheer elegance.

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Staff Pick Notes

Someone once told me, “wine is a picture taken from a moving train.” I can think of no better way to succinctly explain why you should try more Burgundies. Each bottle is the snapshot of a place and Pinot Noir is an excellent conduit of terroir. Volnay is known for spinning a silken wine. The juice from Les Fremiets has powerful, earthy aromas of horseradish, white pepper, and celery salt. The palate bursts forward with crushed red fruit and transitions to a peppery finish. Wine is inherently fleeting -- just like life -- so get swept up in it.

- SD

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