2018 Fontaine Gagnard Volnay Clos des Chênes
Pinot Noir - 750ML
2018 Fontaine Gagnard Volnay Clos des Chênes
  • BH 92
  • VN 92

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Reg: $109.94

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In Stock: 12 btls
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BH 92
Burghound, April 2020
(90-92 points) A somber and restrained nose requires considerable swirling to coax the pretty aromas of lavender, red cherry, spice and violet. There is a taut muscularity to the mineral-inflected larger-scaled flavors...   (90-92 points) A somber and restrained nose requires considerable swirling to coax the pretty aromas of lavender, red cherry, spice and violet. There is a taut muscularity to the mineral-inflected larger-scaled flavors that exude a fine bead of minerality on the more complex and longer finale.  
VN 92
Vinous, January 2020
(90-92 points) Picked on August 29, earlier than the domaine’s other reds, the 2018 Volnay Clos des Chênes 1er Cru has an attractive bouquet of red currant, raspberry and briar, all well defined and focused. The palate is...   (90-92 points) Picked on August 29, earlier than the domaine’s other reds, the 2018 Volnay Clos des Chênes 1er Cru has an attractive bouquet of red currant, raspberry and briar, all well defined and focused. The palate is balanced with a fine saline core. Quite robust and structured for a Volnay, but with satisfying precision and grip toward the finish. It should give at least a decade’s worth of drinking pleasure. -- Neal Martin  
Category Description
Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Beaune
Appellation Volnay
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork