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DOMAINE DE LA POUSSE D'OR 1er cru Clos des 60 Ouvrees, Volnay 2017

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93 points - AM 93 AM DOMAINE DE LA POUSSE D'OR 1er cru Clos des 60 Ouvrees, Volnay 2017 DOMAINE DE LA POUSSE D'OR 1er cru Clos des 60 Ouvrees, Volnay 2017

DOMAINE DE LA POUSSE D'OR 1er cru Clos des 60 Ouvrees, Volnay 2017

A 2.13ha monopole of the domaine and located within Caillerets, the oldest vines here date back to 1954. There is less surface soil and much more rock in this upper section of Caillerets producing a wine of with great minerality and finesse. Over the years, the domaine has reduced the amount of new oak (to around 30%) while gradually increasing the amount of whole bunches.
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A 2.13ha monopole of the domaine and located within Caillerets, the oldest vines here date back to 1954. There is less surface soil and much more rock in this upper section of Caillerets producing a wine of with great minerality and finesse. Over the years, the domaine has reduced the amount of new oak (to around 30%) while gradually increasing the amount of whole bunches.
  • Style: Pinot Noir
  • Vintage: 2017
  • Region: Volnay
  • Code: PD60O
  • Varietal: Pinot Noir
  • Country: France

Region Volnay

Volnay is renowned for producing delicate, elegant and graceful wines. The appellation spans 242ha of vineyards, of which 115ha is divided among 26 Premier Crus. Some of the most notable of these are Bousse d'Or, Champans, Clos des Ducs, Les Caillerets and Santenots. Red wine from the Santenots vineyard is labelled as Volnay Santenots.

The wines of Vonay combine distinction, nobility, finesse, elegance, feminity, and an incomparable bouquet. Their robe can range from a tender rose red to the deepest ruby. A delicate bouquet of red berries (raspberry, blackberry) and violets, tannins that may be soft or quite robust, and a gracefully voluptuous palate place these wines among the best representatives of the Côte de Beaune.

Winery DOMAINE DE LA POUSSE D'OR

Domaine de la Pousse d’Or was established in the commune of Volnay in 1964 by a consortium including Louis Seysses (the father of Jacques Seysses of Domaine Dujac) and Gerard Potel, though it can trace its lineage back to the Dukes of Burgundy in 1100.  Pousse d'Or has enjoyed a strong following in Australia, because two groups of Australians including Moss Wood founder Bill Pannell and the late David Clarke AO, of Poole’s Rock and Macquarie Bank were involved as shareholders during the 80s and 90s.  Sadly, Gerard Potel, who is still revered in Burgundy, died in 1997 and the Australian shareholders sold the domaine to Patrick Landanger, an industrialist who made his fortune manufacturing surgical and orthopaedic instruments.  Over the last twenty years, Landanger has expanded the domaine from 13ha to nearly 19ha having acquired nearly 2ha of Corton rouge grand crus in 1998, 0.73ha of Puligny-Montrachet Caillerets in 2004 and, most importantly, Landanger purch

Domaine de la Pousse d’Or was established in the commune of Volnay in 1964 by a consortium including Louis Seysses (the father of Jacques Seysses of Domaine Dujac) and Gerard Potel, though it can trace its lineage back to the Dukes of Burgundy in 1100.  Pousse d'Or has enjoyed a strong following in Australia, because two groups of Australians including Moss Wood founder Bill Pannell and the late David Clarke AO, of Poole’s Rock and Macquarie Bank were involved as shareholders during the 80s and 90s. 

Sadly, Gerard Potel, who is still revered in Burgundy, died in 1997 and the Australian shareholders sold the domaine to Patrick Landanger, an industrialist who made his fortune manufacturing surgical and orthopaedic instruments.  Over the last twenty years, Landanger has expanded the domaine from 13ha to nearly 19ha having acquired nearly 2ha of Corton rouge grand crus in 1998, 0.73ha of Puligny-Montrachet Caillerets in 2004 and, most importantly, Landanger purchased the 3.5 ha Moine-Hudelot estate in Chambolle which included some Les Amoureuses Bonnes Mares.

With its state of the art, gravity fed winery, the introduction of Italian amphora for three of the Volnay premier crus, and with his son, Benoît, now calling the shots, this important domaine is firing on all cylinders.

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