- Reference #:
- 13.5 ABV
- Bottles per Case
- 6 bottles
- Pinot Noir
Albert Bichot Hospices de Beaune, Volnay Premier Cru, Cuvee General Muteau 2006
Bright red in colour leaning to a warm brick border. Bright and spiced aromatics with lively balck raspberry fruit and mellowed intensity, a hint of liquorice. Firm and dense with evolved subtle forest floor and black olive.
Paul-Jules Muteau (1856-1927) was a distinguished cavalry officer, who was promoted to Général in 1914 and became staff officer of Général Foch during World War I. He was also a Member of the Légion d’Honneur (Grand Croix). He bequeathed an important estate to the Hôtel-Dieu in 1926, including the Domaine of Laborde-au-Château alongside many donations to the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. This Cuvée is made up from 5 superbly-placed Volnay Premier Cru.Le Village 0.78 ha., Frémiets 0.23 ha., Taille Pieds 0.19 ha., En Caillerets dessus 0.18 ha., Carelle sous Chapelle 0.16 ha..