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2006 Roblet Monnot Volnay BrouillardsPinot Noir from France


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  • 91-92 David Schildknecht - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
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"The Roblet-Monnot 2006 Volnay Brouillards – one third of whose fruit went into the fermentor intact, with stems – had not been bottled yet when I last tasted it. It is certainly a seriously mineral, carnal wine, chalk and roasted meats vying for attention even in the nose with the wine's concentration of blackberries. Resinous, sappy, faintly caramel-tinged and oily – with horehound and bitter sweet herbal concentration rising on the palate – it adds invigorating bitter-sweet grapefruit rind, tart berry skin, and salt in a tenacious and reverberating finish. There is just enough juicy freshness and fluidity of fruit here as well as enough vivacity to keep this darkly concentrated, firmly tannic, and aggressively clinging wine from becoming overbearing. This is how I imagine it might have been to drink a young 1969. I suspect it will be worth following for 7-10 years and is probably best left untouched for a couple of years."

Product Detail

Item # 60555
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-Region Volnay

91-92 - David Schildknecht - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Vintage 2006
Color Red
ABV 13.0%
Varietal(s) Pinot Noir
Size 750 mL
Closure Cork
Taste ripe cherry, plum, strawberry, raspberry and mushroom
Nose barnyard, cherry, plum, game and tomato