Friday, June 12, 2015

de MONTILLE -- 2012 Côte de Nuits reds tasted in November 2013 prior to bottling. (Volnay)

Etienne de Montille said that malolactic fermentations were very late – but for one wine, all finished in August and September. The late malolactics fixed the color, and so the wines are quite dark, he noted. He expected to bottle the wines in April through June 2014. All of the wines reviewed here are made with 100% whole cluster fermentation. (Continue reading here.)