2014 Domaine Francois Gaunoux Volnay 1er Cru Le Clos de Chenes
Grape: Pinot Noir
Sub Region: Cote de Beaune
Tasting Notes: Delicate and bright ruby color. Aromas of violet, currant and cherry. As you age spices and cooked prune notes. Concentration and complexity taste.
Family Estate Passed from Generation to Generation. now managed by Claudine Gaunoux, daughter of François Gaunoux. The grapes are picked exclusively by hand. Vinification is done using modern, winemaking material. The grapes are de-stemmed 100%. The cuvaison of the red wines is done using traditional methods and varies from 20 to 25 days depending on the vintage.
Stainless steel tanks are used with automatic internal monitoring and thermo-regulation by computer. Pressing is done by pneumatic press. After fermentation, the wines are aged for 16 to 18 months. The wines are then filtered and bottled.