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Domaine Michel Lafarge Volnay 1er Cru 'Clos des Chênes'

Domaine Michel Lafarge
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Wine
RegionBurgundy
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Country
France
SubregionVolnay 1er Cru 'Clos des Chênes'
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GrapesPinot Noir
Wine Description:
Domaine Michel Lafarge is a renowned winery that has been producing wines in Burgundy for several generations. Clos des Chênes' is a vineyard located in the Volnay appellation, which is known for producing elegant and aromatic red wines made from Pinot Noir grapes. It is considered one of the top Premier Cru vineyards in Volnay, known for its complex and refined wines. Domaine Michel Lafarge Volnay 1er Cru 'Clos des Chênes' is a wine that is meant to be aged and can develop further complexity and character with time. It is often considered a classic expression of Volnay, showcasing the unique characteristics of the terroir and the skillful winemaking of Domaine Michel Lafarge.
Pros:
  • Domaine Michel Lafarge produces outstanding wines from the Volnay appellation and this Volnay 1er Cru is no exception
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Cons:
  • The tannins are quite firm, making it a bit austere on the finish
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User Rating:

4.2
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Expert Rating:

4.3

Wine Expert Note:

Domaine Michel Lafarge Volnay 1er Cru 'Clos des Chênes' is typically characterized by its floral aromatics, red fruit flavors, and refined structure. On the nose, it may display notes of violets, cherries, red berries, and spices. On the palate, the wine is often described as elegant, with a silky texture, well-integrated tannins, and a long, persistent finish. The Clos des Chênes vineyard is one of the most iconic sites in Volnay, and this is a classic example of the elegance and finesse of the region.
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