Volnay 1er Cru Clos des Ducs 1998 - Marquis d'Angerville

AOC, Burgundy, 1er Cru Volnay, Clos des Ducs, 1998 Vintage, Marquis d'Angerville

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  • Presentation of the winery

Marquis d'Angerville is a family estate and history, initiated at the beginning of the 19th century.

Each generation of owners dedicated themselves to the estate, and the development of Volnay appellation, and Burgundy wines renown in general.

Guillaume d'Angerville, actual owner of the domain, initiated in 2006 the transition to bio-dynamics on the whole vineyards, with the greatest respect for terroirs and soils.

  • Marquis d'Angerville produces the wines listed below: 

More than 11 hectares in Volnay 1er Cru:

Volnay 1er cru « Clos des Ducs » (2.15 ha) - monopoly
Volnay 1er cru « Caillerets » (0.45 ha)
Volnay 1er cru « Champans » (3.98 ha)
Volnay 1er cru « Clos des Angles » (1.07 ha)
Volnay 1er cru « Fremiet » (1.57 ha)
Volnay 1er cru « Mitans » (0.65 ha)
Volnay 1er cru « Pitures » (0.31 ha)
Volnay 1er cru « Taillepieds » (1.07 ha)

And some additional appellations:

Meursault 1er cru « Santenots » (1.05 ha)
Pommard 1er cru « Combes Dessus » (0.38 ha)
Volnay Village « Grandchamp » et « Pluchots » (0.54 ha)
Bourgogne Rouge et Bourgogne Blanc (1.18 ha)
Bourgogne Aligoté (0.40 ha)

All wines from Domaine Marquis d'Angerville exclusively come from their own vineyards and cellars.

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W_914

Data sheet

Vintage
1998
Format
75 cl
Color
Red Wine
Appellation
Volnay
Region
Bourgogne, Côte de Beaune
Producer
Marquis d'Angerville
Burghound Rating
92
Classification
1er Cru
Climat
Clos des Ducs
Producer: Domaine Marquis d'Angerville
Domaine Marquis d'Angerville

Grands crus of Volnay

 

The very first mention of the Domaine Marquis d'Angerville and its vineyard was found in 1507, when it still belonged to the famous Dukes of Burgundy. At the time, the estate was known as the "Clos des Ducs". In 1804, the Baron du Mesnil bought the Volnay property, which is how it came into the d'Angerville family. Nearly a century later, in 1888, the Baron's great-grandnephew, Sem d'Angerville, inherited the estate.

He waited until 1906 to become its full-time manager. The Clos des Ducs had been completely abandoned after the phylloxera epidemic that had ravaged the vineyard during the late 19th century. Sem brought it back on its feet and founded the Domaine du Marquis d'Angerville. As a fierce advocate for authentic wines, he decided to embottle his own production, going against the dubious ethics of various Beaune merchants.

In his fight against appellation fraud, he helped create the Institut National des Appellations (current INAO), founded in 1935. When he died in 1952, his son Jacques d'Angerville was next in line to take care of the family domain. In love with quality products and involved in many professional wine institutions like Sem was, Jacques solidified the reputation of the estate and dedicated his entire life to Volnay.

In 2003, the current owner Guillaume d'Angerville, is continuing his father's work. Named "Major Burgundian Producer of the 20th Century" by the wine guide Bettane & Desseauve, he represents the sixth generation at the helm of the Domaine Marquis d'Angerville. Seeing the rise of organic winemaking techniques in 2003, he decided to switch to biodynamics three years later, adding some modernity to ancestral family customs.

Browse our selection of organic wines from the Domaine Marquis d'Angerville.

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