2011 La Pousse d'Or Volnay 1er Cru Clos des 60 Ouvrées

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2011 La Pousse d'Or Volnay 1er Cru Clos des 60 Ouvrées

Single Bottle - Standard - 750ml


HK$955.00

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Tasting Notes:

Tasted blind at the Burgundy 2011 horizontal tasting in Beaune. The Volnay 1er Cru Clos des 60 Ouvrées 2011 has a very attractive, ebullient floral bouquet with dried rose petals and lavender infusing the crushed strawberry and raspberry scents. The palate is medium-bodied with a keen thread of acidity; taut and linear and yet with great intensity on the sophisticated, intellectual finish. The terroir shows really well here – a Volnay with plenty of panache and pedigree. You can approach this now, but it will improve. This is one of the best Volnays out there.

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Ratings Legend:

JS: James Suckling BV: Bidvino Staff RP: Robert Parker
WS: Wine Spectator JH: James Halliday JR: Jancis Robinson
WE: Wine Enthusiast DM: Decanter Magazine JD: Jeb Dunnuck

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The 2009 Cristal literally shimmers on the palate, showing great depth and purity in its sumptuous layers of fruit. It is a magnificent wine endowed with superb length and exceptional overall balance. The 2009 Cristal is 60% Pinot Noir and 40% Chardonnay. The percentage of wine aged in oak is 15%, which is down slightly from previous vintages.

Product Description:

Cristal is a remarkably balanced and refined champagne whose length is inimitable. It has a silky texture and fruity aromas, complemented by a powerful mineral quality with white fruit and citrus notes. Cristal is a wine that keeps well: it can be conserved for over twenty years without losing its freshness and character.