Monday, January 5, 2015

Domaine de LA POUSSE D'OR -- 2013s Tasted from Cask

Domaine de LA POUSSE D’OR (Volnay)

2013s Tasted from Cask

Harvesting began on October 2 and finished on October 8. Lots of sorting was necessary. As is customary here, the grapes were entirely destemmed. The malolactic fermentations were relatively late, with most finishing in May and June, a few continuing into July. Obviously, quantities are very reduced on the Côte de Beaune, where almost all the vineyards suffered from the hail; on the Côte de Nuits, the yields varied from one vineyard to the next. (Continue reading here.)