Pommard 1er cru Grand Clos des Epenots 2007

DOMAINE DE COURCEL

Pommard 1er cru Grand Clos des Epenots
2007

$224.94*

* Suggested retail price
Product code
226996
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
Speculative
Status
Unavailable
Country
France
Regulated designation
Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
Region
Burgundy
Subregion
Côte de Beaune
Appellation
Pommard
Classification
1er cru
Varietal(s)
Pinot Noir 100 %
Color
Red
Sugar
Dry
Closure type
Cork
Winery's website

About this winery

Domaine de Courcel has been in the hands of the de Courcel family since the 16th century, its 9 hectares situated entirely within the commune of Pommard and comprising some of its finest premier cru sites. For four centuries, the estate has focused on producing wines typical of the Pommard appellation, wines of supreme structure and great finesse. In 1996, Gilles de Courcel decided to appoint Yves Confuron from Domaine Confuron-Cotetidot in Vosne Romanée as winemaker, not in any way to alter...

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Notes about product

Le Grand Clos des Epenots is a monopoly of the Domaine. The plot of 4.89 hectares of land is located north of Pommard, at the start of the slope and is east facing. The soil, which is rich in clay and limestone, is brown and strewn with limestone rocks. The depth of the soil is around 40-60cm and its structure acts as a natural filter. The vines are ~60 years old.

Tasting notes

Aromas of red berries and ripe white fruits such as peaches or apricots. The fine tannins are numerous and blend in nicely with the smoothness and the aromas. To be served at 15°C.

Press reviews

 Wine Enthusiast

- 93 points -

December 2010

The Domaine de Courcel owns a large part of the heart of the Epenots vineyard, within the walls of a clos. This is a wine with a solid structure, cherry and spice flavors, an elegant feel to go with the ripe berry fruits. It is very balanced, the tannins a great support to the fruit.

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Burghound.com

- 92 points -

April 2010

*Outstanding* Here the nose is notably ripe and quite densely fruited with a mix of underbrush, warm earth, game and red currant aromas that introduce dense, serious, robust, indeed even burly flavors that are quite primary and culminate in a very firm finish that delivers excellent length.

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