Pommard 1er cru Grand Clos des Epenots 2017

DOMAINE DE COURCEL

Pommard 1er cru Grand Clos des Epenots
2017

$232.73*

* Suggested retail price

2 case(s) available

Product code
203271
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
Speculative
Status
Unavailable
Product type
Still wine
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
Producer'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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Tasting notes

Candied orange peel on the nose, with a noble vegetal accent. Expressive and intense. The deeply sculpted palate shows volume and a significant amount of tannins enveloped in rich, abundant fruit. This great, broad-shouldered wine will need to focus its fierceness over the very long term. On the back, a lovely, unexpected note of thyme arises.

Press reviews

Decanter

- 95 points -

Tim Atkin MW, October 2018

The best of the de Courcel reds in 2017, this comes from dense clay soils on the northern side of Pommard. Intense, scented and very rich, it has aromas of incense, white pepper and forest floor, with masses of dark, inky fruit, granular tannins and balancing freshness and acidity on the finish.

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