Pommard 2011 - Charles-Henri Bourguignon

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Pommard is among our favourite appellations from Burgundy, for its powerful red wines with a strong personality. This one has a beautiful structure, a nice black cherry palate, ending with a spicy and toasty finish. Definitely a lot of pleasure in this bottle.
Wine CharacteristicsTasting and cellaring
DomainHenri de VillamontEyeGarnet red
Vintage2011Nose Red berry fruit, sweet spice and earth
AppellationPommardMouthDense with plenty of structure and weight. Nice black cherry taste,
AreaBurgundy (Côte de Beaune) ending with a spicy and toasty finish
ColourRedDrink from2015
GrapesPinot Noir (100%)Drink before2020
TypeDryOpen 1 hour before
  Drinking temperature16-17°C
Food pairing
Perfect with quails or rabbit if you like small game meat and if not, a beef burger would also be a great match.
A word about the domain
Maison Henri de Villamont was founded in 1889 in Savigny-lès-Beaune and has been part of the Swiss group Schenk since 1964. Heavy investments have been made in the last decade by the group to develop the potential of this domain and its négociant range. One was to hire Pierre Jehan, a highly recognised Burgundy winemaker, in order to get that incredible consistent quality in their wines. Villamont produces reds and whites both from their own domain and from meticulously sourced grapes they buy form partner vineyards. Today, their wines are exported all around the world and can be found in the best Michelin-starred restaurant, which obviously speaks for itself.
What experts say
About the domain
Bettane & Desseauve: 1* (Good production)
And finally for the wine geeks…
SoilClay and limestone
MaturingOak barrels


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