2012 Volnay, Benjamin Leroux

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A small cuvée this year, only six barrels instead of 25, made from a mix of Premiers Crus (Pitures, La Gigotte), and village wine. It is medium pink-purple, with an amazingly concentrated palate of small plums and cherries, and a touch of tannin. Great result. Jasper Morris MW, Burgundy Wine Director As far as supply is concerned it’s a topsy turvy position in 2012. Overall, Ben has made plenty of wine but some cuvées are missing this year. The best volumes are with the Chassagne-Montrachet Premiers Crus, which are always a strong point chez Benjamin. From a standing start in 2007 Benjamin ha