Wine Domaine Nicolas Rossignol, Volnay Premier Cru "Cailleret" AOC, 2016
Reviews of purchase Domaine Nicolas Rossignol, Volnay Premier Cru "Cailleret" AOC, 2016
The wine is dark ruby color.
Beautiful, large, well-balanced taste of wine with a silky texture and fine tannins filled with rich tones of dark cherry, plum, tobacco, brown spices, peanut butter. In the long aftertaste felt salty mineral notes.
The wine has a delicate, elegant aroma with notes of red fruits, flowers (violets), plums, nuances of wet earth and stones.
The wine will be paired with an amazing cheese, steak, roasted or braised meat.
Volnay Premier Cru "Cailleret", 2008 - very beautiful, balanced wine with a wonderful, complex combination of minerality and floral notes, velvety tannins and a long aromatic finish. Vintage 2008 wine critics called "complex beauty" and "extremely sophisticated" produced by Nicolas Rossignol from the harvest from two vineyards, one of which grow vines twenty years, and the other - fifty years. Terroir Cailleret, located just below Taillepieds, got its name from the rocks, abundant covering of clay-calcareous soils.
Volnay Premiers Crus "Cayer" in 2008 can be called experimental, because in the production were used whole bunch with stems. Harvest from each plot vinified separately. After cold maceration natural fermentation was carried out for eight days. During fermentation the temperature is monitored daily and the amount of sugar in the wort. Produced stamping pump pumping the wort. Excerpt vintage 2008 on the lees lasted 18 months and took place in typical Burgundy since the nineteenth century vaulted cellar. Wood barrels carefully selected to best match with the terroir and character of the wine. The percentage of new barrels is 30%. After eight months of exposure, in the spring of the following year was made malolactic fermentation. Bottling without prior fining or filtration. Storage capacity of wine is 15 years.
Nicolas Rossignol was born in 1974 to a family of winemakers, four generations who for many years worked in the vineyards of the commune Volnay. Received in 1994 the college Bona specialty enologist, he gets practical experience in wineries of France and South Africa. In 1997, Nicolas Rossignol creates its own domain on the basis of 3 hectares of vineyards located in Pommard, Volnay, Corton, Bonnes and Aloxe Pernand Vergelesses. However, he continues to engage in parallel and marketing of wines in the family Domaine Rossignol Jeanniard. To date, Domaine Nicolas Rossignol owns 6.25 hectares of vineyards, work on which is carried out in accordance with the biodynamic calendar. For a healthy and ripe harvest uses simple processing methods vineyards without the use of chemicals. Nicolas aims to create a spectacular, memorable wines reflect the uniqueness of the maximum of their appellations. Experts believe that Nicolas Rossignol is the best representative of the younger generation of French winemakers and represents the successful future of Burgundy.