2012 Volnay

Boillot; Henri

88Average Score
Red
12x75cl
-
0 Immediate | 1 Marketplace
£514.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
88
Critic Notes

An earthy and distinctly ripe nose of cassis, plum and soft floral aromas gives way to equally earthy middle weight flavors where once again the supporting tannins are relatively fine-grained. The finale is firm without being rustic though there is enough youthful austerity to notice. This should reward mid-term cellaring. <B>Tasted: Apr 15, 2014. Drink: 2018+</b>

Score: 88-/100Allen Meadows, Burghound
F+R Opinion
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Sub-region
Volnay
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Sub-region
Volnay
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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