2016 Lucien le Moine Volnay Clos de Chenes
Pinot Noir - 750ML
2016 Lucien le Moine Volnay Clos de Chenes
  • BH 93
  • WA 92

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BH 93
Burghound, April 2018
(90-93) A well-layered nose combines notes of red and dark currant, spice and a pretty hint of lavender. The denser, serious and more powerful big-bodied flavors brim with both dry extract and minerality that carries over...   (90-93) A well-layered nose combines notes of red and dark currant, spice and a pretty hint of lavender. The denser, serious and more powerful big-bodied flavors brim with both dry extract and minerality that carries over to the super-intense, youthfully austere and linear finish. This very firm effort also needs to develop more depth but if it does this could be a first-rate Clos des Chênes.  
WA 92
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, January 2020
92+ The 2016 Volnay 1er Cru Clos des Chênes unwinds in the glass with a deep bouquet of cassis, plums, incense and smoked meats, framed by a generous application of spicy oak. On the palate, the wine is medium to...   92+ The 2016 Volnay 1er Cru Clos des Chênes unwinds in the glass with a deep bouquet of cassis, plums, incense and smoked meats, framed by a generous application of spicy oak. On the palate, the wine is medium to full-bodied, muscular and structured, with a concentrated core of fruit, lively acids and fine but firm structuring tannins. While this is not austere to the point of causing concern, it certainly won't be approachable young. So, readers contemplating this Clos des Chênes should factor in a decade's patience. - William Kelley  
Category Description
Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Beaune
Appellation Volnay
Sub-appellation Clos des Chenes
Vintage 2016
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork