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2016 Domaine Y. Clerget Volnay Santenots

ITEM 8233973 - Removed from a professional wine storage facility; Purchased at retail

Bidder Quantity Amount Total
misys 2 $60 $120
Moak 2 $60 $120
5 $60
Item Sold Amount Date
I8244156 1 $60 May 29, 2022
I8233973 4 $60 May 22, 2022
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90-91Stephen Tanzer

Very ripe aromas of black raspberry, flowers and earth...flavors of dark berries, medicinal cherry stomp and licorice... Finishes with a suggestion of menthol reserve.

17+ Jancis Robinson

Succulent, sweet oak aromas and rich blueberry fruit – luscious and mouth-watering, framed by quite grainy tannic feel on the finish.


France, Burgundy, Côte d'Or, Côte de Beaune, Volnay, Santenots

Volnay is a small appellation with just 904 vineyard acres and a town of fewer than 500 residents. Nevertheless, to Burgundy enthusiasts, it's a jewel. Clive Coates calls Volnay “one of the most delightful wines and one of the most rewarding communes in the Côte d’Or.” Robert M. Parker Jr. described Volnay as “the queen of the Côte de Beaune.” Volnay has always been appealing. In the 13th and 14th centuries the powerful Dukes of Burgundy acquired land there and built chateaux. The medieval town sits on the hillside above the vineyards and the appellation is restricted to red wines made of Pinot Noir. Though there are no Grands Crus, there are 35 Premiers Crus. Some reviewers say the lighter soil of Volnay, compared with Pommard to the north, makes Volnay wines more delicate and elegant than wines from neighboring appellations. Robert M. Parker Jr. wrote that Volnay has a “high-quality level of winemaking…The top Volnays possess an immense, seductive fruitiness and lushness…”


Red Wine, Pinot Noir, 1er (Premier) Cru

This red wine is relatively light and can pair with a wide variety of foods. The grape prefers cooler climates and the wine is most often associated with Burgundy, Champagne and the U.S. west coast. Regional differences make it nearly as fickle as it is flexible.