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Nicolas Potel, Champans, Vonlay 1er Cru, Burgundy, 2010



  • Grape Variety: Pinot Noir
  • Drink: 2013 - 2025+


Nicolas Potel

Michael Schuster

Tasting: Volnay 1er Cru 2010

Slightly reduced, faintly vegetal, faintly peppery nose. Palate mirrors the nose with a flavour that is lean and barely ripe, and with very firm tannin in addition! A tough, lean, chewy prospect, with little Volnay charm at all – far too tough for its own good!

Steven Spurrier

Tasting: Volnay 1er Cru 2010

Good bright red with youthful rim. Well-concentrated rich black fruits on the nose, good richness on the palate, but not quite the definition expected from Champans. Open and even a bit exotic, but just falls a little short.

Sebastian Thomas

Tasting: Volnay 1er Cru 2010

Tinned asparagus nose mixed with nettles. Mean and sour on the palate, but tannins are quite fine. A bit short; not really 1er cru standard.


Wine name: Champans
Wine classification: AC
Wine alcohol content: 13.5%
Wine is organic: 0
Wine colour: Red
Wine vintage: 2010
Price: £26.70
Wine style: Red, medium-bodied
Country: France
Region: Burgundy
Subregion: Vonlay 1er Cru

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