2017 Bitouzet Prieur, Domaine Volnay Pitures

Pinot Noir - 750ML
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WE 94 BH 91 VN 90
WE 94

Wine Enthusiast, December 2020

Subtle, almost cooling smoke spreads over the red-fruited aromas of this wine. The same subtle game is played on the slender, smooth but toned body, where tart red cherry and berry bathe in distant woodsmoke...
BH 91

Burghound, October 2019

A relatively high-toned nose flashes notes of various red berries, rose petal and earth hints though once again there is a background touch of reduction that should dissipate with age. The mouth feel of the medium-bodied...
VN 90

Vinous, January 2022

The 2017 Volnay Les Pitures ler Cru has a lively floral bouquet, but there is some VA here that blurs the edges, and some underripeness. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannins and lightly spiced, tart red fruit...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Beaune
Appellation Volnay
Sub-appellation Pitures
Vintage 2017
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13%
Closure Cork

Introducing the exquisite 2017 Domaine Bitouzet Prieur. This exceptional wine is a true gem from the esteemed Domaine Bitouzet Prieur, showcasing their dedication to crafting wines of unparalleled quality and elegance. With a beautiful label that reflects the sophistication and grace of this wine, it is a true delight for both the eyes and the palate.

Upon pouring, one is immediately captivated by the wine's radiant ruby hue, hinting at the vibrant flavors that await. The nose is greeted with a lively floral bouquet, exuding fragrant aromas that dance delicately in the air. However, there is a subtle touch of VA (volatile acidity) that adds an intriguing complexity to the wine, blurring the edges and adding a touch of mystery.

On the palate, the 2017 Domaine Bitouzet Prieur reveals itself as a medium-bodied wine with supple tannins that caress the tongue. Tart red fruit flavors take center stage, offering a refreshing burst of acidity that invigorates the senses. As the wine unfolds, notes of white pepper and clove emerge, adding a subtle spiciness that lingers on the finish.

Despite a slightly bitter finish, this wine has immense aging potential and is expected to provide a decade's worth of drinking pleasure. The harmonious balance of flavors and the wine's sleek mouthfeel demonstrate the expertise of the winemakers at Domaine Bitouzet Prieur.

Renowned wine publications have raved about the 2017 Domaine Bitouzet Prieur. Vinous awarded it a respectable score of 90, praising its floral bouquet and supple tannins. Wine Enthusiast was even more impressed, giving it an impressive score of 94. The publication noted the subtle smokiness that envelops the red-fruited aromas and marveled at the wine's silky smooth texture. Burghound also chimed in with a score of 91, highlighting the wine's sleek mouthfeel and balanced, austere finish.

In conclusion, the 2017 Domaine Bitouzet Prieur is a wine of exceptional quality and finesse. With its captivating aromas, supple tannins, and harmonious flavors, it is a true testament to the artistry and dedication of the winemakers. Whether enjoyed now or cellared for future enjoyment, this wine is sure to impress even the most discerning palates.