Pommard 1er Cru Clos des Epeneaux Comte Armand 2016 - Lot of 1 Bottle
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Pommard 1er Cru Clos des Epeneaux Comte Armand 2016

     
  • Red fruit
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  • Gastronomic wine
  • Color:Red
  • Organic
  • 13.50% 
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Classic

Tannic in its youth and needing a few years in the cellar to soften, this wine is nonetheless full-bodied and generous and shows refinement that is rarely found in Pommard. More info

Located at the foot of the slopes in the heart of the Pommard appellation area, this famous estate is farmed biodynamically since 1988. The cuvée was sold under the name "Clos de Epeneaux" and is one of the largest monopole vineyards in Bourgogne. The wines come exclusively from parcels with minimum 20-year-old vines; the grapes coming from more recent vines are "downgraded" to the domain's Pommard Village cuvée. A rigorous selection process results in a deep and distinctive wine, two qualities that are highly appreciated by connoisseurs, as well as its beautiful structure. Very tannic as a young wine, it is nonetheless a generous and full wine with a delicacy rare in Pommard. Not to mention the impressive procession of aromas that are released: candied red fruit, plum, violet, old rose, leather and mild spices. To pair this wine with a meal, opt for game. It will sit nicely in a cellar for decades.

Pommard 1er Cru Clos des Epeneaux Comte Armand serve at a temperature of 16°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Civet de lièvre, Daube de sanglier, Côte de boeuf grillé.

  • Vintage score: 17/20
  • Lot presentation
    Pommard 1er Cru Clos des Epeneaux Comte Armand

    Cuvée presentation

    Located at the foot of the slopes in the heart of the Pommard appellation area, this famous estate is farmed biodynamically since 1988. The cuvée was sold under the name "Clos de Epeneaux" and is one of the largest monopole vineyards in Bourgogne. The wines come exclusively from parcels with minimum 20-year-old vines; the grapes coming from more recent vines are "downgraded" to the domain's Pommard Village cuvée. A rigorous selection process results in a deep and distinctive wine, two qualities that are highly appreciated by connoisseurs, as well as its beautiful structure. Very tannic as a young wine, it is nonetheless a generous and full wine with a delicacy rare in Pommard. Not to mention the impressive procession of aromas that are released: candied red fruit, plum, violet, old rose, leather and mild spices. To pair this wine with a meal, opt for game. It will sit nicely in a cellar for decades.

    Information about domainComte Armand

    Domaine du Comte Armand, also known as Domaine des Epeneaux, has enjoyed a good reputation for a long time but it has increased its recognition since the arrival of Benjamin Leroux who has steered the wines towards more refinement and elegance. However, the different cuvées have kept one of the characteristic features of this area which is to produce powerful and rich wines. The cuvée of Clos des Epeneaux is particularly renowned and all the wines of Domaine Comte Armand are today considered a reference point in Burgundy. The domaine is now run organically.

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 1 Bottle
    • Level: 1 into-neck
    • Label: 1 good appearance
    • Origin: Producer
    • Recoverable VAT: Yes
    • Original Wooden Case: No
    • French customs seal: no
    • Alcohol percentage: 13.50 %
    • Country/Region: Burgundy
    • Appellation/Wine: Pommard
    • Classification: 1er Cru
    • Producer/Owner: Comte Armand
    • Vintage: 2016
    • Color: Red
    • Service temperature: 16°
    • Viticulture: Organic 
    • Size (in ha): 5
    • Volume: 20000 bottles
    • Intensity: Classic
    • Dominant aroma: Red fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 100% Pinot noir
    Pommard 1er Cru Clos des Epeneaux Comte Armand
    Pommard 1er Cru Clos des Epeneaux Comte Armand

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