2019 Volnay 1er Cru Les Frémiets, Comte Armand

2019 Volnay 1er Cru Les Frémiets, Comte Armand

Les Frémiets borders Pommard, and this wine has something of the character of both villages. Old vines here make a concentrated wine, with profound depth and sweet-fruited complexity. Gentle acidity and supple tannins bode well for the future.

Critic score
92/100 info
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Bottle
In stock
£80.68
Case, 6 Bottles
In stock
£484.08

Wine details

  • Region & country
    Les Frémiets (1er Cru), Volnay, Côte de Beaune, Burgundy, France
  • Grape
    Pinot Noir
  • Maturity
    Young 2023 - 2033info
  • Colour
    Red
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
  • Classification
    Premier Cru

Tasting notes

The 2019 Volnay Les Frémiets 1er Cru was completely de-stemmed. It has a more complex, intellectual bouquet than the Village Cru as you would expect, armed with vivid blueberry, cassis and raspberry scents, blood orange emerging with time. The palate is medium-bodied with a gentle grip on the entry. I find more red fruit here compared to the Village Cru. This gains decent weight and gifts more salinity towards the chalky-textured finish. Excellent.

Neal Martin, vinous.com (December 2020)
(91—93)/100

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