2005 Nicolas Potel Volnay Vieilles Vignes

Pinot Noir

  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Côte de Beaune
  • Volnay
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Community Tasting Notes 113

  • drwine2001 wrote:

    March 29, 2019 - Mostly 2016 Volnay Flight (Dig Wines, San Francisco): An extra thrown into the tasting. Red. Some brettanomyces. Lovely, light bodied, red fruit, pomegranate, light soil, mostly resolved tannins. Delicate, fine length. The slight funk on the nose does not taint the palate. This has turned out very well.

  • Ben Christiansen wrote:

    February 8, 2019 - Minty and onto middle life some freshness on the palate.

  • jeffreylubowski Likes this wine: 91 points

    January 27, 2019 - Like all 2005, you think why did I open this too early. Much more powerful and masculine than your typical volnay, but it is old vines and 2005 so that makes sense. Lots of deep dark fruit and earth but also cinnamon and vanilla and cedar. Not too much though. A nice middle of the road volnay. Very good and will go further.

  • schway wrote: 92 points

    September 2, 2018 - Seemed more muscular and primary and Rhône like upon opening, but after a couple hours some of the more delicate Burgundian characteristics started to shine through. Vibrant fruit, some earth and herbal notes, touch of well-integrated oak. Not what I expected, but delicious nonetheless. In a nice place now, but should improve

  • Honey Badger wrote:

    September 2, 2018 - Really pretty, not profound but exactly what you want

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    March/April 2008, IWC Issue #137 (link)

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  • March 2007, Issue #15 (link)

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    March/April 2007, IWC Issue #131 (link)

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  • By Allen Meadows
    1st Quarter, 2007, Issue #25 (link)

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  • By Bill Nanson
    4/1/2007 (link)

    (Potel Nicolas Volnay Vieilles Vignes) Medium-plus cherry-red colour. There’s a concentrated core of red fruit on the nose, pure but linear. The palate is very serious; there’s plenty of faintly grained and slightly astringent tannin. The acidity is fine, and leads to a very good, mouth-watering length. Super villages.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • Type Red
  • Producer Nicolas Potel
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation Vieilles Vignes
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy
  • SubRegion Côte de Beaune
  • Appellation Volnay
  • UPC Codes 089744752918, 3760041970836

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 42 (3%)
  • In Cellars 904 (56%)
  • Consumed 672 (42%)

Food Pairing

Community Recommendations

Steak de veau avec os BBQ et ratatouille

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90% Like It  30 votes

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