Located between Beaune and Volnay, Pommard is one of the most famous villages in the Côte de Beaune for its red wines.
SoilThe red-brown soil is rich in hard limestone. Located in the southern part of the commune, “Les Rugiens” is one of the appellation’s greatest single vineyards.
Grape variety100 % Pinot Noir.
VinificationTraditional Burgundian vinification in open vats with long maceration and punching of the cap. Aged in oak barrels (25 to 30% new oak) for 14 to 16 months to lend structure and complexity to the wine.
RobeBeautiful deep ruby red in colour.
NoseThe first nose is redolent of stone fruit (cherry) underpinned by green notes of blackcurrant buds followed by smoky nuances.
PalateEndowed with lovely structure, the palate features flavours of red fruits. The tannins are silky and the finish is complex with subtle notes of oak.
Serve withFinely prepared choice cuts of meat such as steak with béarnaise sauce or steak tartare with herbs and Provencal tomato crumble as well as game such as haunch of venison with porcini mushrooms. When it comes to cheese, try this wine with the local Citeaux, Amour-de-Nuits or with a Livarot.