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Domaine Vincent Girardin Volnay Vieilles Vignes red wine 2016

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42,90 €
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This Volnay Vieilles Vignes by Vincent Girardin comes from the plots “Les Blanches”, “Les Grands Champs” and “Pluchots”, the sorting to the vine is completed by an optical sorting on certain vintages.

The 14 months-ageing is made with 30% of new barrels. Great care is taken in the development of a great Volnay appellation.

Volnay Vieilles Vignes by Vincent Girardin is a very beautiful Burgundy red, full, balanced and of great tension.

The pleasure is immediate, we feel the purity of Pinot Noir in this superb cuvée Vieilles Vignes. A great terroir of Volnay!

This wine is served with

Volnay Vieilles Vignes made by Vincent Girardin needs to be decanted 30 minutes before serving at 18°C, ideally on red or white meat accompanied by small vegetables or mushrooms.

The domain

Domaine Vincent Girardin

DOMAINE VINCENT GIRARDIN

Domaine Vincent Girardin maintains its reputation as a “very haute couture” Maison, producing wines from Vincent Girardin of excellence. A winemaker to follow closely because the next vintages are coming really strong.

VINCENT GIRARDIN, WINEMAKER STAR OF BURGUNDY

Domaine Vincent Girardin is quite new. In 1980, aged 19, Vincent Girardin took over the 2 ha of vines left to him by his parents. Indeed, viticulture has been in the genes of the family since the 17th century and Vincent Girardin has always been passionate about the work of the vine. Very quickly, his wines were spotted by lovers of great wines from Burgundy, which propels him among the references of the region, especially on the Cote de Beaune. His activity is so booming that he develops it through the purchase of grapes from other wine-growers sharing its values.

DOMAINE VINCENT GIRARDIN, A SIMPLE AND NATURAL VITICULTURE

The Vincent Girardin vineyard is cultivated according to the principles of reasoned culture. After following the principles of biodynamics for a few years, the vine is managed without insecticides or weeds, based on natural composts. The harvest is manual and the ploughing is deep. Vincent Girardin surrounded by Eric Germain for winemaking processes, with the aim of highlighting the particularities of the terroir, particularly those of Burgundy limestone. The Domaine Vincent Girardin favours a fair and controlled use of long farms in French oak barrels.

VINCENT GIRARDIN MEURSAULT AND GREAT BURGUNDY WINES

The wines of the Maison Vincent Girardin highlight many prestigious appellations, from 9 villages on the Cote de Beaune: Meursault, Puligny Montrachet, Chassagne Montrachet, Saint Aubin, Santenay, Savigny Les Beaune, Aloxe Corton, Volnay and Pommard. Domaine Vincent Girardin also produces 5 Grands Crus and many 1st Crus, all in balance and finesse. Vincent Girardin is a must of the Cote de Beaune thanks to the high purity and extreme elegance of his white and red wines.