12 Ratings
Nicolas Potel Volnay Vieilles Vignes

Wine Details


Pinot Noir





Wine Description

(2005 Vintage) Deep, purple color. Bright and fresh on the nose, very primary. Ample strawberry and cherry on the palate, with a nice dose of spice. Quite dry, and very well-focused.Food pairings: Veal, turkey, lamb, duck, chicken.

Expert Reviews
  • International Wine Cellar
    Ruby-red. Cool, noble aromas of black raspberry, minerals, violet, bitter chocolate and coffee. Dense and sweet but vibrant, with a penetrating minerality framing and extending the concentrated flavors. Finishes very long and juicy, with fine tannins and a strong note of sweet oak. Like Bonnes-Mares, this is always a complete wine, says Potel, and never really dominated by the character of the vintage. These top crus from the Cote de Nuits show more pristine flavors than most of Potel cuvees from...