Wine Volnay AOC, 2011
Wine, ruby-red color.
The taste of wine is strong enough, with dense structure, hints of cherries and currants, gradually revealing the nuances of spices. The finish is long.
The elegant aroma of the wine is dominated by shades of red and black berries and fruit surrounded by nuances of undergrowth and spices.
The wine will be paired with delicious steak, duck, chicken and small game with berry sauce. It is served with cheeses, appetizers, fried pork and other meat dishes.
Volnay - elegant and complex wine made from selected grapes of Pinot Noir grown in the vineyards, whose marl soils contain Jurassic limestone and a small percentage of clay. Wine for 12-16 months aged in oak barrels that have been upgraded by 25%, and bottled without filtration. Volnay - one of the most refined red wines subregion Cote de Beaune (south-east of Côte d'Or).
One of the great winemakers of France - Olivier Leflaive is also known as a great guitarist who in 1972-1979 he worked as musical director in Paris, in 1982, he left the stage, deciding to follow in the footsteps of his father. Olivier began working in the family business - Domaine Leflaive, which was founded in the XVIII century, but later decides to set up its economy. He aims - the production of great red and white wines of Burgundy, who would be available for all fans. Domain Olivier Leflaive Freres was founded by Olivier, his brother Patrick and his uncle Vincent in 1984. In addition, from 1990 to 1994, Olivier was one of the managers of the family business.
Today farming Olivier Leflaive owns approximately 12 hectares of vineyards in appellasonah Puligny-Montrachet, Meursault Premiers Crus, Chassagne-Montrachet Premier Cru, Bourgogne Aligoté and others. In order to get enough quality wine of excellent raw materials, you also need to use modern technology combined with time-tested traditional approach to production. To create your own wine farm Olivier Leflaive uses the best grapes grown on their own vineyards or purchased from other well-known enterprises from the Côte d'Or wines are produced and maintained in accordance with the highest standards. Today farming Olivier Leflaive is one of the best producers of Burgundy, its founder Olivier Leflaive and a team of experienced oenologists rely on experience and intuition in order to preserve the image and high reputation. All wines Olivier Leflaive Freres are a clear reflection of the unique nature of each Burgundy appellasona.