Premier Cru Pommard

Location
Burgundy, France
Level
Premier Cru
Variety
Pinot Noir
Region
Côte de Beaune

Soils

Limestone with some iron deposits

Winemaking

Manual harvest in small cases, followed by manual sorting of each grape. The wine is aged for 13 months in 30% new oak.

Tasting Notes

On the nose, fruit aromas coupled with wilder animal notes expressed on an oaky touch. This is a robust, solid wine with a present tannic structure.

Points of Distinction

  • Pommard wines are typically among the most powerful and tannic of the Côte de Beaune wines, providing a clear contrast to the light and elegant Volnay wines from the neighboring village.