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Domaine Blain-Gagnard Volnay Les Pitures Premier Cru 2017

Your Price: $66.00
Part Number:5123

Winemaker Notes

Volnay is often described as silky and elegant but the wines can vary in style depending on the soil and elevation of the vineyard. They have a high percentage of limestone and show classic Volnay character of perfume and finesse. Les Pitures is robust and opulent with violet, plum, earth and a subtle spiciness. Aged in neutral oak barrels.

 

92 points Burghound.com

Here too the nose is cool, elegant, airy and high-toned with its pretty array of red cherry, spice and rose petal-suffused aromas. The intense and well-detailed bigger-bodied flavors possess a lovely sense of underlying tension before culminating in a stony, youthfully austere and balanced finale. Like the Pommard villages, this is not particularly concentrated yet the overall sense of harmony makes this quite attractive. 
Barrel Sample: 90-92

 

90 points Wine Spectator

This features density and beefy tannins, with cherry, currant, earth and stony mineral flavors. Lean and taut, offering a long, spice-tinged finish. Best from 2021 through 2033.

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