2015 Jean-Marc Boillot Volnay Pitures Premier Cru

Pinot Noir - 750ML
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VN 92
VN 92

Vinous, January 2018

Good medium red. Deep, dark aromas of black cherry, menthol and licorice lifted by a violet topnote. Enters the mouth thick but lively, a step up in sweetness and depth of flavor from the Carelle. Very fine-grained...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Beaune
Appellation Volnay
Sub-appellation Pitures
Vintage 2015
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13%
Closure Cork

The 2015 Jean-Marc Boillot Volnay Pitures Premier Cru is a captivating red wine that hails from the prestigious Burgundy region of France. Crafted from the Pinot Noir varietal, this wine showcases the elegance and complexity that Burgundy is renowned for.

In the glass, this wine exhibits a beautiful medium red color that entices the eye. The nose is filled with deep, dark aromas of black cherry, menthol, and licorice, which are further lifted by a delicate violet topnote. Upon the first sip, the wine reveals its true character - thick but lively, with a remarkable sweetness and depth of flavor that sets it apart.

This particular vintage displays a significant level of concentration and volume, showcasing its solaire character. Yet, it maintains an impressive level of inner-mouth tension, creating a harmonious balance on the palate. The fine-grained tannins provide a firm structure and contribute to the wine's excellent length.

Renowned wine critic Stephen Tanzer awarded this wine an impressive score of 92, further validating its exceptional quality. In his tasting note, he highlights the wine's showy nature and its resemblance to the medicinal reserve found in Pommard wines. Tanzer suggests that this wine will continue to evolve in the bottle, promising an even more remarkable drinking experience in the future.

The 2015 Jean-Marc Boillot Volnay Pitures Premier Cru is a wine that encapsulates the spirit of Burgundy. It is a wine that demands attention, both for its captivating aromas and its impeccable structure. Whether enjoyed now or aged for further development, this wine is sure to leave a lasting impression on any wine enthusiast.