Maison Roche de Bellene Volnay Vieilles Vignes 2016
  • Pinot Noir
  • Dry
  • Residual Sugar: 2 g/l
  • Medium Bodied
  • 750ml
  • 13% alc./vol

Maison Roche de Bellene Volnay Vieilles Vignes 2016

Burgundy,
Regular price $64.95per bottle ($389.70per case)
6 bottles per case
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Balanced & Elegant

Nicolas Potel is an iconic producer in Burgundy. He grew up in a family dedicated entirely to wine; and after gaining some experience internationally, he started his own project in the late 90's.

Founded in 2009, Maison Roche de Bellene offers a complete range of wines, with an emphasis on individual terroirs from vieilles vignes (old vines - 40 years or older) that are farmed responsibly. All of the growers that Nicolas Potel works with are either organic certified or farming according to the principles of lutte raisonée (“sustainable viticulture”). This enables Potel to consistently produce the expressive, terroir-driven style that is his vision.

Sometimes known as the Chambolle Musigny of the Côte de Beaune, Volnay is famous for its silky, elegant wines with finesse, delicacy and an almost ethereal nose. However, the wines have a depth and structure that can allow them to age for decades. Remington Norman said it wonderfully in his book The Great Domaines of Burgundy: 'If the wines of Pommard sometimes seem like a truck-driver's interpretation of Pinot, then those of Volnay are a ballerina's.

This product is part of the LCBO December Classics Catalogue. It will take approximately 10-14 business days to be delivered.

Press Reviews

Wine Enthusiast

92 points

This wine has the concentration and structure that you would expect from old vines. It also has spicy berry fruits, rich tannins and succulent acidity. The wine should be aged further, and will be ready from 2022.