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Volnay 1er Cru Les Frémiets Nicolas Rossignol  2012 - Lot of 1 Bottle

Volnay 1er Cru Les Frémiets Nicolas Rossignol 2012

This powerful, ripe and intense Volnay Premier Cru reveals some surprising similarities with a Pommard.

  • €69

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Lot Description: Volnay 1er Cru Les Frémiets Nicolas Rossignol 2012

Lot description

  • Quantity 1 Bottle
  • Level:1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 good appearance
  • Origin: Producer
  • Recoverable VAT: Yes
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • Custom Seal : no

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Burgundy
  • Appellation/Wine: Volnay
  • Classification: 1er Cru
  • Climat/Cuvée: Les Frémiets
  • Producer/Owner: Nicolas Rossignol
  • Vintage: 2012
  • Color: Red
  • Grape variety: 100% Pinot noir
  • Service temperature (in °C): 16

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Conventional
  • Intensity : Full-bodied
  • Dominant aroma : Red fruit
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • This Volnay premier cru is produced from thirty-year-old vines cultivated on iron-rich clay and limestone soil. This abundance of iron produces mature, powerful tannins and intense aromas comparable to a Pommard. A surprising softness and roundness will develop over time.

    In common with many domains, the history of Nicolas Rossignol's property is a family affair. After travelling around South Africa and learning his craft in various regions (Joseph Voillot in Volnay, Louis Latour in the Ardèche, le Vieux Télégraphe in Châteauneuf-du-Pape, and La Cardonne in Bordeaux), Nicolas Rossignol established his own domaine in 1997 with 3 hectares of vines in the communes of Pernand-Vergelesses, Aloxe-Corton, Beaune, Pommard, and Volnay. In parallel he had been vinifying wine on the Rossignol-Jeanniard family domaine since 1994. You may recall that the two domaines merged in 2011 and retained the "Domaine Nicolas Rossignol" label. Over the years, the owner has continued to broaden his horizons, acquiring new land to supplement his domaine, which now spans some 17 hectares.
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

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Further information

  • Service temperature16°
  • Peak -