2019 Domaine Bitouzet Prieur Volnay les Aussy

Pinot Noir - 750ML
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VN 93 BH 92 JM 92
VN 93

Vinous, December 2020

(91-93 points) The 2019 Volnay Les Aussy ler Cru comes from vines planted in 1997 and 1956. It has a punchy, quite energetic bouquet with vivacious red berry fruit laced with wilted iris petals and a touch of oyster...
BH 92

Burghound, April 2021

(90-92 points) Moderate wood sets off fresh, ripe and spicy aromas of red currant, violet and a whisper of rose petal. The sleek, detailed and pure middle weight flavors possess very good energy and a subtle minerality...
JM 92

Jasper Morris Inside Burgundy, October 2020

(90-92 points) Fine bright red crimson, with a pure light red fruit nose, this is very stylish, with just the right (natural) acidity, with again a long finish. Classy for a nearly unknown 1er cru. Actually, these days it...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Beaune
Appellation Volnay
Sub-appellation Les Aussy
Vintage 2019
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork

Introducing the exquisite 2019 Domaine Bitouzet Prieur Volnay les Aussy, a stunning red wine from the esteemed region of Burgundy, France. Crafted from the revered Pinot Noir grape variety, this wine showcases the exceptional quality and elegance that the region is renowned for.

Pouring a captivating ruby red hue into the glass, this wine presents itself with utmost sophistication. The nose is immediately greeted by a punchy and energetic bouquet, bursting with vivacious red berry fruits. Delicate notes of wilted iris petals dance alongside a subtle hint of oyster shell, adding a touch of complexity to the aromatic profile.

On the palate, the Volnay Les Aussy ler Cru reveals its true character. Medium-bodied and filled with sappy red fruit flavors, this wine truly embodies the essence of Pinot Noir. A fine bead of acidity adds freshness and balance, elevating the overall drinking experience. The craftsmanship of the winemaker is evident in the harmonious integration of flavors and textures, creating a wine that is both approachable and refined.

The finish is open and generous, leaving a lasting impression on the palate. It is a testament to the lesser-known vineyards of the Volnay appellation, showcasing their potential and the skill of Domaine Bitouzet Prieur. This wine is a true gem, deserving of recognition and praise.

Renowned wine critics have also sung the praises of the 2019 Domaine Bitouzet Prieur Volnay les Aussy. Vinous awarded it an impressive score of 93 points, highlighting its energetic bouquet and sappy red fruit flavors. Jasper Morris, from Inside Burgundy, also awarded it a score of 92 points, emphasizing its stylish nature and long finish. Burghound, another esteemed publication, echoed the sentiment with a score of 92 points, praising its fresh aromas, subtle minerality, and understated elegance.

In summary, the 2019 Domaine Bitouzet Prieur Volnay les Aussy is a wine of exceptional quality, displaying the finesse and complexity that Burgundy is celebrated for. With its vibrant red fruit flavors, balanced acidity, and elegant finish, this wine is a testament to the skill and dedication of the winemaker. It is a true delight for any wine enthusiast and a remarkable representation of the Volnay appellation.