Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Domaine Jean-Marc & Thomas Bouley (Volnay) -- 2014s Tasted from Cask

Volume here is roughly equal for 2013, 2014, and 2015. Harvesting began on 13 September. With the small yields and the rapid maturation, it was a quick harvest and there was little need for sorting: the berries damaged by the hail fell off on their own over the summer and there were no problems here with the Asian fruit fly. Malolactic fermentations were extremely rapid – most were done by the end of November and mid-December 2014, a few continued into the following spring. In general, the wines show high pH’s. (Continue reading here.)