Topic of the Week 6/18/2019 - Master

Tasi geography last week from and . Thanks gents!

This week: 1er crus of Pommard

What are the top ones and why? Name a producer for each.

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  • Les Grands Epenots is thought to be the greatest vineyard of Pommard.

    Proposed to be a grand cru in 2011 this premier cru has been known to outperform grand crus.  This particular site has a higher percentage of clay in addition to the limestone and alluvial soil present in the vineyard producing a serious style with more elegant yet concentrated fruit.  

    Les Grands Epenots is also home to two monopoles: Clos des Citeaux and a portion of Clos des Epenaux owned by Comte Armand.  Other note-worthy producers include Domaine de Montille, Pierre Morey, Francois Gaunoux and Louis Jadot.  

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