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Wine Domaine de Montille, Volnay 1-er Cru "Les Taillepieds" AOC, 1996

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Tasting Notes

Color

Wine brilliant ruby ​​color.

Taste

The wine shows a rich flavor with a silky texture, mineral shades, delicious acidity and a long finish.

Aroma

Bright, magical aroma of the wine reveals notes of dark fruits and berries, mineral and floral notes.

Gastronomy

The wine is best with game, mature cheeses and red meat for complex sauces.

Interesting Facts

Volnay 1-er Cru "Les Taillepieds" - monosortovoe red wine made ​​from Pinot Noir grapes, which has a bright, expressive taste and aroma. Berries are harvested for this wine at the vineyard "Le Taipei", which takes its name from a steep hill with a small, sharp gravel. Soil vineyard includes a light brown with a large amount of clay pebbles. The harvest in 2011 was held from 27 August to 8 September. After a traditional vinification, the wine is aged in oak barrels, 30% of them - are new. Vintage 2011 was released in 6720 the number of bottles.

Producer's description

Date of foundation Domaine de Montille goes far XVII century, at a time when the family belonged to the best plots Monte Volnay, Musigny, Bon Mar and Chambolle-Musigny with a total area of 12 hectares. Unfortunately, due to financial difficulties at the beginning of the XX century, the winery has gradually become to sell their land. When Hubert de Montille in 1947 inherited the vineyard from his father, their area was only 3 hectares. Over the years he developed a family wine business in freestyle and also worked as a lawyer in Dijon. In the 1950s saw the birth of a new Burgundy type of viticulture. "My father - a man of character and taste. He quickly realized that he wanted to create wines that he loves himself. First of all, my father wanted to pay tribute to each terroir, creating wines with elegance and refined aromatic purity" - says Etienne son of Hubert.
Children of Hubert Etienne and Alix, learn about winemaking at an early age, but their father would never have passed the baton to wine production without studying the real profession. At that time, the children followed in the footsteps of the family, focusing on your legal career, return to winemaking was inevitable. In 1983, Etienne joined the family business in 2001, he became full control Domaine de Montille and Chateau de Puligny-Montrachet, and his style and philosophy became biodynamic farming. In 2003, Alix joined his brother and they created Deux Montille Sœur-Frere - negotsiantsky house, whose main task was the production of white wines.
To date, the vineyards Domaine de Monte has 20 hectares, of which 75% - a prime vineyards or Grand Cru.

Features

  • Color depth: saturated
  • Body/Saturation: average
  • Serving temperature: 16-18°C
  • Website: http://www.demontille.com
  • Aging potential: 25 years
In our store you can buy wine Domaine de Montille, Volnay 1-er Cru "Les Taillepieds" AOC, 1996, price Domaine de Montille, Volnay 1-er Cru "Les Taillepieds" AOC, 1996 — $ 187. Producer wine Domaine de Montille. Delivery Domaine de Montille, Volnay 1-er Cru "Les Taillepieds" AOC, 1996.

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