Region: Volnay, Cote-de-beaune, Burgundy, France
Varietal: 100% Pinot Noir
Tasting Notes: The 2017 vintage of an aromatic purity. The bouquet, still discreet but of an immense refinement, captivates us little by little with its smoky dimension evoking the hearth still warm, its gourmet notes of raspberry wafer, brown sugar and cherry jam, black pepper and cinnamon, orange zest and old rose. A paragon of elegance and natural class.
On the palate, it offers perfectly ripe tannins with greedy fruit. Red fruits characters of morello cherry, raspberry and even redcurrant which brings a tangy and tonic dimension. The peppery touch is present too. The precision and the length of the finish are admirable, smoky dimension reminiscent of brown tobacco, quite characteristic, coupled with the irresistible sensuality of perfectly ripe fruit.
Owned by Dominique Lafon, Domaine des Comtes Lafon is certified organic, biodynamic & practices sustainable wine-growing.