Volnay
  • Volnay

Volnay 2017

  • Red
  • 75 cl

Volnay 2017: This red Volnay from a very qualitative vintage is charming and balanced. To discover without delay, limited quantities.

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Volnay 2017

  • Complex

  • Powerful

  • Mineral

  • Fruity

  • Woody

 

The Mazilly estate attaches particular care to the winemaking of its Burgundywines. The harvest by hand harvesting in 30-kilogram crates prevents the grapes from settling. Only ripe grains are selected by the harvesters, the sorting being carried out at the vine.

Ideally exposed in the South, South-East, divided into 6 plots for the terroirs of the middle of hillsides the soils are made up of brown limestone earth on oligocene conglomerates.

For the hillsides are soils dominated by marl and clay, the slope is very marked, the soils are littered with small pebbles, which is obviously very positive for the vine.

Raised in oak barrels, this Volnay is a fruity wine in its youth, with notes of cherries, cherries, and bouquet of violets.

Its aging allows it to release aromas of undergrowth, vanilla, and sweeter flavors (candied fruit).

Service temperature:

14 to 16 degrees

caractéristiques

  • title

    Village
  • Type of Wine

    Quiet
  • Wine Making

    Oak casks
  • Grape Variety

    Pinot Noir
  • Harvest

    Manual
  • Burgundy Region

    Côte de Beaune
  • Vintage

    2017
  • Service

    14 à 16°
appellation

Volnay

Wine Characteristics


Volnay, admired for its delicacy, its sap, and its bouquet, has always been thought of as the most feminine of Bourgogne wines. Though certain of its terroirs modify this judgement with more vigorous and muscular versions, it truly does stand out among the red wines of the Côte de Beaune like the lipstick imprint of a kiss... The colour varies from bright ruby to a light garnet.
Its aromas are of violet, gooseberry, cherry, and - with age - spices, game and cooked prune. It has an immediate appeal which, added to a slight natural precocity, means it can be fully open while still relatively young. The attack is fresh, the finish is warm. Drinking this wine, one seems to bite into a fresh fruit and breath in its heady aroma.
 

Wine Steward’s Tip


Its velvety femininity is matched by its great aromatic intensity. This makes it a predestined partner for sophisticated poultry dishes, patiently roasted and glazed, which can bathe in the fruit and spice aromas of the wine.
Better still, especially for the Premiers Crus, is feathered game, stewed or slowly braised, or simply roasted. In this company the opulence and meaty texture of this great wine work wonders. For the more adventurous, it might accompany a couscous or a tajine with meat or poultry or even both. The intensity of Volnay allows it to blend with distinctly flavoured cheeses.
Serving temperature: 14 to 16°C.
 

Situation

Volnay, perched on the hill of Chaignot high up in the Côte de Beaune, occupies a narrow and steeply sloping site as if to allow more space to the vines. The hill itself is oriented slightly differently from the general run of the country so that the vines face South-East rather than East. These vineyards have been valued and exploited for centuries. Long before the Revolution the harvests of Volnay went to the Knights of Malta, the Abbeys of Saint-Andoche d’Autun and Maizières, or to the Dukes of Bourgogne and their successors, the Kings of France.
The typicity of this red Pinot Noir wine was fixed as early as the 18th century.
It gained its controlled appellation status in 1937. The appellation Volnay is twinned with Volnay-Santenots, grown in neighbouring Meursault on ground equally suited to the Pinot Noir grape.
 

Terroirs


The oolitic limestone has a superficial similarity to the reddish igneous rock (porphyry) found in the Morvan district. It is pink in colour with pale green inclusions and overlain by banks of schist. At the top of the slope, this limestone predominates. Lower down we find white, chalky-textured argovien limestone. Lower still are reddish Bathonien limestones, pebbly and ferruginous. The soils at the foot of the slope are deeper and more gravelly. Altitudes: 230-280 metres.

Source : https://www.bourgogne-wines.com

Wine Estate

Domaine Mazilly

Burgundy is the cradle of the family Mazilly for several generations.

In the early 1950s Pierre Mazilly succeeded his grand-father. His son Frederick and his grandson Aymeric have taken up the torch and continue the family tradition. The family Mazilly itself deals with all the stages of production, the work of the vineyard up to the bottling, to always offer wines of great quality.

The operating rooms are located in Meloisey, a small village of the Hautes-Côtes de Beaune to the wine making tradition for centuries, it is even said that the wine of Meloisey would have been served at the coronation of Philippe Auguste in 1179.

Since 2001, most of the wines are aged and aged in the cellars in Meursault.

The vineyards of the area, 18 hectares in total, are mainly located in the Hautes Côtes de Beaune, but also in appellations renowned as Gevrey-Chambertin, Pommard, Volnay or Meursault...