François Martenot. Sitting majestically on the hills around Meursault, it symbolises the richness and diversity of Bourgogne with its lovely selection of Regional, Villages, Premier Cru and Grand Cru appellations from the Chablis area, the Côte de Nuits and the Côte de Beaune.
Nestled high on the Côte de Beaune, the village of Volnay is between Meursault and Pommard. The Climat "Les Santenots" is located Southwest of Volnay, at the feet of the small hill of Chaignot.
Clay and limestone soils which drain well thanks to a gravel rock debris.
Traditional vinification in thermo-regulated stainless steel. Pre-fermentation - temperature controlled cold maceration for 5 to 7 days. Long fermentation during
which pigeage and pumping over are performed. Aged in oak barrels for 18 months. 50% new oak. The oak is mainly sourced from the Vosges region.
A lively ruby red in colour.
The bouquet is composed of ripe red fruits with by black cherries and on spicy notes.
Silky mouth, typical of Volnay, marked by violet. A fresh and frank attack accompanied by silky tannins.
Ideal with fine dishes of poultry or game roasted, braised or glazed. Its aromatic intensity also allows it to accompany couscous or tagine. Cheese moderately strong : Camembert, Saint Paulin, Morbier, Reblochon...
Drink within 7 years.