Friday, March 11, 2016

Domaine de la Pousse d'Or (Volnay) -- 2014s Tasted from Tank

Harvesting began on 20 or 21 September. The estate looks to 35 hl/ha as a full vintage, and in 2014, it made 30 hl/ha on the Côte de Nuits and 20 hl/ha on the Côte de Beaune (due to hail, of course). As is customary here, all grapes were destemmed – an exception being an experimental lot on the Côte de Nuits where less than 10% of stems were retained. Malolactic fermentations were late, finishing just before the 2015 harvest. (Continue reading here.)