The colour is a rich ruby showing purple on
the rim. The nose is highly perfumed with some cherry overtones,
fresh raspberry, spices and a little savoury earthiness. Most
attractive. The palate is rich with upfront berry flavours, plenty
of spice typical of Volnay wine. It shows a real purity of fruit.
The flavours are persistent and the tannins are very fine and quite
This is an excellent wine with a level of refinement and elegance
generally associated with Premier Crus.
2014 Auxey-Duresses 1er Cru "Les Ecussaux"
wine is deeply coloured and vibrant - it looks superb in the glass.
A most fragrant and alluring nose with ‘sweet’ ripe berry fruits,
plum, a hint of liquorice plus plenty of earth/undergrowth and a
suggestion of stalkiness make this a very classy bouquet.It has a
silky palate with a ripe, ‘sweet’ fruit flavour that persist for
This is a very fine example of both the terroir of this important
appellation in Beaune together with the prowess of the maker.
Wine Spectator: "This is suave and velvety..."