VOLNAY 1er Cru Mitans 2019

In the old French language, "Mitans" means the middle, therefore a vineyard located in the middle of the slope.


Production area : 3,98 ha
Altitude : 250-300 m
It is a small terroir with clayey limestone soil, drained because of gravel in depth. Famous as one of the best climats from the village, "Mitans produces fleshy and racy wines, worth keeping. Our supplying comes from two plots of which one of them is more than hundred years old.
Soil : Calcareous clay
In the vineyard
Wine-Growing method : Sustainable
Harvest: 100 % manual
At their arrival in our cellar, the grapes are carefully sorted in order to keep only the healthy grapes at an optimal ripeness
50 % whole berries, 50 desteammed grappes
Finning: no
Filtration : yes
Alcoholic fermentation in open vats: 16 days
17 months (whose 3 months in stainless steel tank)
100 % oak barrels (whose 25% of new oak)
Pinot Noir : 100%
Alcohol content: 13 ABV
Age of vines: 80 years old


Serving temperature : 17-19°C
Should be drunk between 2021 and 2031
With a nose of red berries, violette and plune, soft and elegant tannins, les Mitans present a distinguished and feminin wine, largely known in the town of Volnay.
Food pairings
Ideal with red meats cooked in sauce, game animals, eggs called "oeufs en meurette" and most cheeses.