Tasting notes: "(...) Unwinding in the glass with scents of blueberries and raspberries mingled with exotic spices, rose petals, bergamot and smoked tea, it's full-bodied, satiny and seamless, with a deep, layered core, racy acids and a pure, seamless profile. This magical bottle recalls the depth and concentration without weight of the great Côte de Beaune reds of the inter- and post-War era, and it will be worth every effort to track down and cellar. Readers will note that its label now makes clear its origins in the upper part of Les Rugiens, where the soils are whiter and shallower than the rich red clays that characterize the lower, and historically more prestigious part, of this climat; and that always seems to translate to a more weightless, ethereal profile than the stereotype of muscularity and power associated with this cru might lead one to suggest." - William Kelley, The Wine Advocate
About the winery: Jean-Marc Bouley creates his domain in 1974 to which he will add, ten years later, his father's one. With his son, Thomas, they combine traditional methods and modern technology to produce concentrated wines, with good fruit, elegance and roundness. From 2012, Thomas runs the vineyard and intends to place his wines among the best of Volnay.
Expert Ratings: The Wine Advocate: 98/100
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