2016 - Volnay 1er Cru Les Caillerets Jean-Marc Bouley
09B6VCLB _ 2016 - Volnay 1er Cru Les Caillerets Jean-Marc Bouley - 12x75cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Jean-Marc Bouley
Region
Volnay
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2022 - 2036
Case size
12x75cl
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2016 VOLNAY 1ER CRU LES CAILLERETS JEAN-MARC BOULEY - 12x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Jean-Marc Bouley
Region
Volnay
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2022 - 2036
Case size
12x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £806.14 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, December 2017

    Thomas says Caillerets is to Volnay as Les Amoureuses is to Chambolle. Grand cru in everything but name! He destemmed 100% of the fruit and the nose is redolent of red cherries and raspberries. This is so beautifully elegant and refined, a wonderfully layered wine, with gentle sweet ripe tannins. Terrific.

  • NM

    Neal Martin, December 2017,
    Score: 91-93

    The 2016 Volnay 1er Cru Les Caillerets was not touched by frost this vintage according to winemaker Thomas Bouley. It has a very focused, energetic bouquet that unfurls with alacrity in the glass, offering more black fruit than red and subtle earthy/loamy tones. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin, a crisp line of acidity, bright and tensile with just a little attenuation on the finish that I am sure will not be there once in bottle. Give this 3 or 4 years in bottle and you will have a quintessential Caillerets. Drink 2020-2035

  • BURG

    Burghound, APril 2018,
    Score: 90-92

    This is the first wine to display any appreciable amount of wood and even so it's subtle as the very fresh aromas of spice, black cherry, raspberry and violet scents are quite pure. The delicious and delicately textured flavors exude a discreet minerality that adds a touch of lift on the lingering finish where the wood telegraphed by the nose resurfaces. Drink 2023+

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Producer

Domaine Jean-Marc Bouley

We are delighted to introduce the wines of Thomas Bouley in 2015, joining our selection of great Volnay domaines. Those customers who bought Burgundy en primeur in the early days of Goedhuis Co may have a sense of déjà vu! Johnny first bought from Thomas’s father Jean-Marc in the 1980s. After a few years’ sabbatical it is wonderful to be reacquainted with this prestigious domaine whose wines we consider very special indeed. Much has happened in the intervening years. Son Thomas now makes the wines and is one of the Côte de Beaune’s most dedicated growers, with an unstoppable energy and enthusiasm. They have also just completed one of the area’s most sophisticated new wineries right in the heart of Volnay. This investment will ensure that the already high quality of the domaine will only ascend. This is a great estate making wines which truly reflect Volnay and Pommard.

Region

Volnay

A red wine appellation only, wines from Volnay might be considered the most revered of southern Burgundy. They have been celebrated since the 18th century for their delicacy. But they are not fruit forward like those of Beaune or Chorey Lès Beaune nor have the brooding structure of Pommard.Instead, they have superb linearity, focus and poise while sheathed in velvety tannin. This slightly reticent personality comes out even more with a bit of age, though some can be approached very young. There are no grand cru vineyards in Volnay, but there are some excellent premier cru examples including Volnay Les Champans and Volnay Les Caillerets. Chardonnay grown in the shared Santenots vineyard must be labelled as Meursault.