Domaine Faiveley

Bourgogne, France

Volnay 1er Cru “Fremiets” — 2021

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  • Introduction

    • This remarkable “vieilles vignes” parcel is situated halfway up the hillside, near the Pommard appellation, just above the Route des Grands Crus. Domaine Faiveley purchased this parcel in 2007.

  • Vineyard Profile

    • Viticulture: Currently undergoing Organic Conversion
    • Size: 0.74 ha
    • Soil: Clay-limestone
    • Exposure: East, South-East
  • Vinification

    • Fermentation: Partial whole cluster fermentation with daily punch downs for a 19 day vatting period
    • Barrel Aging: 14 months in French oak barrels- one third new oak
    • Filtration: Light filtration using the lenticular module process
    • Fining: No Fining
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: Pinot Noir
    • Alcohol: 13.5%
  • Tasting Notes

    • The village of Volnay is renowned for its elegant red wines. This wine exudes aromas of small red and black fruits complemented by spicy notes and a touch of oak. Its rich flavors and silky smooth tannins make it an absolute pleasure for the palate.