Volnay premier cru 2010: panel tasting results

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The 2010s showed purity and austerity in our panel tasting, but some producers strugged to achieve full ripeness. While not a great vintage, our panel said it's a good one to buy - but with care. See the top 13 Volnay premier cru 2010s here...
Volnay 2010, £42 Hatch Mansfield, Berry Bros & Rudd, Peake Wines
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Bitouzet-Prieur, Pitures
Decanter average score:
17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: Michael Schuster 17 Steven Spurrier 16.5 Sebastian Thomas 17.5
Attractive sour cherry nose. Very fine and ripe in the mouth, with concentrated red berry fruits. Integrated, naturally sweet, fine, silky fruit with fine, elegant tannins. Long, ripe and gentle to taste, with classic Volnay finesse and premier cru scope. Elegant with a hint of minerals on the finish.
Price £42 McKinley Vintners
Drink 2013–2026
Alc 13.5%

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