A rare – but very welcome – guest is the Domaine de la Pousse d’Or Volnay Caillerets Clos de 60 Ouvrées 2005, from the beginning of the Patrick Landanger ownership. This is a finely balanced 2005 with a delicate expression – perfectly extracted, refined and now maturing effortlessly. Lovely sous-bois and airy Volnay fruit – long and intense for the terroir – match the 2008 Clos de Vougeot from Montille that was served on this same occasion. This wine has a certain expression of greatness, and for once I had a 2005 that is actually revealing its potential somewhat. Give it five more years in the cellar!
(Drink from 2026) – Fine (93p) – 05/01/2020 – ?
Tasting Notes for this producer
- Domaine de la Pousse d’Or Volnay Caillerets Clos de 60 Ouvrées 2005 February 13, 2020
- The case of the 2005 red Burgundies – Orderrrrrrrrr!The 2005 Burgundy vintage received much acclaim when it was released onto the market. Then a debate followed regarding the character of the vintage, and some criticism arose – not always in the most civilized fashion. But what is the current state of the 2005s, now almost 15 years down the road? I have recently tasted a ...