Taillepieds is one of the most highly regarded sites in Volnay. It is an extremely steep hillside, and got its name from the fact that due to the steepness. Its intensity is not immediately evident, as the fine and elegant character is what first strikes you. It manages to seem almost transparent, and still have amazing amounts of weight and structure. Over time it becomes apparent that this is very special, has an extraordinary finish, and will more than amply reward extended cellaring.