Ballot Millot Volnay Santenots 1er Cru

Ballot Millot


Vintage: 2014
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: France
Region: Burgundy
Appellation: Volnay 1er Cru
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Pinot Noir
Vineyard: From 40 year old vines in a 0.85 hectare parcel just below the village of Meursault.
Soil: Clay loam
Viticulture: Lutte raisonnée, in tandem with nature. Soils are worked manually.
Aging: Aged in barrel
Notes: Floral aromas and red fruits dominate the nose of this elegant, lifted Volnay. Begging for game birds and very fragrant cheeses.
Publication: Vinous
Rating: 89
Full medium red. Redcurrant and darker berries on the nose, complicated by spices, herbs, menthol, pepper and leather. Surprisingly supple and sweet on the palate, with rich red berry and spice flavors enlivened by savory minerality. Dusty tannins are nicely supported by the wine's fruits and spices. Finishes with very good length. Has the sweetness for relatively early drinkability but enough structure for mid-term aging.