2017 Domaine Francois Gaunoux Volnay 1er Cru Le Clos des Chenes

Pinot Noir - 750ML
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Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Beaune
Appellation Volnay
Sub-appellation Clos des Chenes
Vintage 2017
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork

In the heart of the prestigious Burgundy region, lies a hidden gem that wine enthusiasts simply cannot resist. Introducing the 2017 Domaine Francois Gaunoux Volnay 1er Cru Le Clos des Chenes, a captivating Pinot Noir that exudes elegance and complexity with every sip. This extraordinary wine is a true representation of the artistry and expertise of the Gaunoux family, who have been dedicated to winemaking for generations.

As you pour this enchanting red elixir into your glass, its deep ruby hue catches the light, hinting at the depth of flavors that await. The nose is immediately greeted by a symphony of enticing aromas. Fragrant notes of ripe black cherries, wild strawberries, and crushed raspberries dance on the palate, intertwined with delicate hints of rose petals and earthy undertones. Each aroma unfolds gradually, revealing a new layer of complexity with every swirl.

On the palate, this Volnay 1er Cru Le Clos des Chenes showcases the true essence of a well-crafted Pinot Noir. The silky smooth texture caresses the tongue, while vibrant acidity adds a refreshing zing. The flavors are remarkably well-balanced, with the fruitiness of dark cherries and blackberries harmonizing beautifully with the subtle spiciness of cloves and a touch of savory herbs.

The finish is nothing short of extraordinary, with velvety tannins that linger on the palate, leaving a memorable impression. This wine is a true testament to the terroir of the Volnay appellation, showcasing the unique characteristics of the Clos des Chenes sub-appellation.

With an alcohol percentage of 13.5%, this wine strikes the perfect balance between power and finesse. It is undoubtedly a wine that will continue to evolve and improve with age, rewarding those who have the patience to cellar it for several years.

The 2017 Domaine Francois Gaunoux Volnay 1er Cru Le Clos des Chenes is a masterpiece that captures the essence of Burgundy in every bottle. Whether enjoyed on its own or paired with a gourmet meal, this wine is sure to leave a lasting impression on even the most discerning of palates.