Volnay 1er Cru Santenots du Milieu Comtes Lafon (Domaine des) 2005 - Lot of 1 Bottle
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Volnay 1er Cru Santenots du Milieu Comtes Lafon (Domaine des) 2005

  • Red fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Wine for ageing
  • Color: Red
  • Organic
  • 13.50 %
  • Intensity
  • Silky

Dominique Lafon also produces exceptional red wines! This Volnay is rich, deep and elegant. More info

The unique characteristic of Santenots-du-Milieu is its location entirely within the commune of Meursault. Its white wines take the Meursault name, while its reds are Volnay. Comtes Lafon's Santenots-du-Milieu is a very colourful, rich, deep wine, with a beautiful tannic presence and remarkable elegance at the end of the mouth. It demonstrates the full scope of the domaine's red wine-making expertise. The vineyards which produce this cuvée were bought in several instalments by Jules Lafon (Dominique's great-grandfather, and the domaine's founder).

Volnay 1er Cru Santenots du Milieu Comtes Lafon (Domaine des) serve at a temperature of 16°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Poularde truffée, Canard sauvage, Filet de boeuf en brioche.

  • Vintage score: 18/20
  • Lot presentation
    Volnay 1er Cru Santenots du Milieu Comtes Lafon (Domaine des)

    Cuvée presentation

    The unique characteristic of Santenots-du-Milieu is its location entirely within the commune of Meursault. Its white wines take the Meursault name, while its reds are Volnay. Comtes Lafon's Santenots-du-Milieu is a very colourful, rich, deep wine, with a beautiful tannic presence and remarkable elegance at the end of the mouth. It demonstrates the full scope of the domaine's red wine-making expertise. The vineyards which produce this cuvée were bought in several instalments by Jules Lafon (Dominique's great-grandfather, and the domaine's founder).

    Information about domain Comtes Lafon

    There is one domain in Meursault that stands out for both its quality and resulting worldwide reputation: Domaine des Comtes Lafon. Established at the beginning of the 19th century by a wealthy amateur called Jules Lafon, the house is today directed by his great grandson, Dominique Lafon. It uses the same family traditions and covers 13 appellations. The domain has for a long time aimed to preserve the environment in its winemaking process. It now uses biodynamics and was officially classified "organic" in 1998.

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 1 Bottle
    • Level: 1 into-neck
    • Label: 1 good appearance
    • Origin: Trade
    • Recoverable VAT: Yes
    • Original Wooden Case: No
    • French customs seal: no
    • Alcohol percentage: 13.50 %
    • Country/Region: Burgundy
    • Appellation/Wine: Volnay
    • Classification: 1er Cru
    • Producer/Owner: Comtes Lafon (Domaine des)
    • Vintage: 2005
    • Color: Red
    • Service temperature: 16°
    • Viticulture: Organic
    • Size (in ha): 3.78
    • Intensity: Silky
    • Dominant aroma: Red fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 100% Pinot noir
    Volnay 1er Cru Santenots du Milieu Comtes Lafon (Domaine des)
    Volnay 1er Cru Santenots du Milieu Comtes Lafon (Domaine des)

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