1er Cru, Volnay, AOC Volnay Premier Cru Santenots, Rouge, 2013

May be inspired from the name of a former owner

Presentation

Location
Production area : 29,07 ha
Altitude : 250-300 m
Terroir
Located only on the area of Meursault, this vast terroir, mainly planted in Pinot Noir, was subdivided and added together with Volnay before 1855. Grown on limestone red soils with gravels and clay, "Santenots" faces South and produces well ageing wines which have consistency. Our grapes come from the area of les Plures
Soil : Calcareous clay
In the vineyard
Maximum yield authorized: 43 hl/ha
Wine-Growing method : Sustainable
Harvest: 100 % manual
Vinification
At their arrival in our cellar, the grapes are carefully sorted in order to keep only the healthy grapes at an optimal ripeness
100 % destemmed grappes
Finning: no
17 days of fermentation on the skins at cold temperature
Ageing
16 months (whose 4 months in stainless steel tank)
100 % oak barrels (whose 30% of new oak)
Varietals
Pinot Noir : 100%
Specifications
Alcohol content: 13,5 ABV
Age of vines: 50 years years old

Advice

Serving
Serving temperature : 17-19°C
Should be drunk between 2014 and 2024
Tasting
A suave, racy and elegant wine.
Food pairings
Ideal with white or red meats, roasted or cooked in sauce, gratins, pulses and hard cheeses.