Lively ruby color with light garnet reflections. In the nose, its femininity goes hand in hand with a strong aromatic intensity, on notes of small red and black fruits (strawberry, raspberry, blackberry), violets, and mild spices. Fresh on the palate, broad and round with a gourmet and velvety finish.
Perched high above the Côte de Beaune, the village of Volnay is built up
against the small mountain of Chaignot, between Pommard and Meursault. The vines are oriented to the east and south-east, at an altitude comprised between 230 and 280 meters above sea level. Volnay does not produce any Grands Crus, but its Premiers crus, of which there are 30, are unmatched.
Appreciated for its lovely bouquet and finesse, Volnay is often presented as a feminine wine…
Maison Champy is the oldest wine company in Burgundy from 1720. The winery, which has been declared a historic monument by UNESCO, was designed by the famed architect, Gustave Eiffel. It was at Maison Champy where renowned scientist, Louis Pasteur set up a laboratory and developed the pasteurization method.
Maison Champy owns 52 acres of vineyards, including holdings in Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru, Clos de Bully in Pernand-Vergelessess, and Beaune 1er Cru Aux Cras. These prized vineyards, among others owned by Champy, are farmed organically in order to showcase the true character of the terroir in the wines.
Champy has worked for many years with the goal of crafting the best possible expression of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from each unique terroir.