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Wine Domaine de Montille, Volnay 1-er Cru "En Champans" AOC, 1998, 1.5 L

SKU:w58716
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$ 273
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Ratings and Awards
BH 88
ST 89
71 rating for other vintages
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Tasting Notes

Color

Wine brilliant red.

Taste

The wine has a rounded, mellow taste with a pleasant tartness, fruity tones, nuances of tobacco and Wildlife, delicious acidity and moderate, severe aftertaste.

Aroma

The aroma of wine - a luxurious symphony, woven from notes of red currant, blue fruits and floral shades.

Gastronomy

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

Interesting Facts

Volnay 1-er Cru "En Champans" - elegant red wine made ​​from Pinot Noir, which grows on one of the most respected vineyards Volnay - "An Shampan." This vineyard is located on a steep slope, soil - light brown limestone. The name of the vineyard comes from two words - "champ" ("field") and "pans" ("slope steepness"). After a traditional vinification, the wine is aged in oak barrels, of which 25% - new. Vintage 2008 was released in 2700 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.

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