2011 Volnay Fremiets Comte Armand



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Average critic rating : 91.0 points

90-92

90-92

This is more refined still with an elegant, fresh and admirably pure nose of red and blue pinot fruit, violets and plum. Here too there is excellent detail on the intensely mineral-driven and moderately muscular flavors that culminate in a restrained and understated finish. Good juice with plenty of upside development potential. Tasted: Apr 15, 2013. Drink: 2021+

Currently, the Domaine des Epeneaux - so called after the nearby Clos - covers 7.5 hectares. There is great respect for the vineyard and emphasis on allowing the terroir to express itself. Pre-fermentation maceration takes place over 5 to 8 days at a temperature of 13-14°C. Spontaneous fermentation takes place across 5 to 10 days. Finally post fermentation maceration takes place over about 3 to 15 days. Wines spend 18 to 24 months in barrel, from no new wood for the villages wines to 80% for Vieilles Vignes" in Clos des Epeneaux. Le Pommard 1er cru Clos des Epeneaux is made exclusively from vines older than 25 years. The second wine, bottled under the appellation "Pommard Village" is from younger vines, the amount varies on the vintage, with between 10 and 20% of Clos des Epeneaux ensuring the high quality.



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