The wines at this great Volnay estate are now made by Frédéric Lafarge, Michel's son. The domaine works around 10 hectares of vines biodynamically and produces among the finest wines in the Côte de Beaune. The cellars here are low-ceilinged, cobwebbed and there's very little evidence of new barrels (very few are employed). Yet the wines emanating from the old wood casks are as beautiful an expression of their individual grape varieties and terroirs as one could hope to encounter.
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A lovely nose of summer-y, almond-inflected pear and apple aromas. This goes into the mouth ripe and rich with delightfully dense flavours of yellow fruits. Structure brings spice to the wine's core of this long and lovely Aligoté. There's a lick of saline minerality at the finish sparking new levels of juiciness, leaving one wanting more. N.B. Aligoté Doré is a particularly fine, yellow berried clone of the variety, this wine coming from an especially antique vineyard. Bowes Wine original note
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