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Pommard Rugiens, Domaine de Courcel 2011

RegionBurgundy
SubregionPommard
ColourRed
TypeStill


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Tasting Notes

There is really lovely complexity to the cool, restrained and elegant aromas of ripe red and blue pinot fruit and wet stone nuances that enjoy added refinement from the presence of dried floral elements though the stems are presently visible. There is a suave, round and sophisticated mouth feel to the intensely mineral-driven flavors that are shaped by firm and dense yet fine-grained tannins, all wrapped in a mocha-inflected finish. This is an unusually ripe 2011 and interestingly it doesn't have the same level of complexity as the Epenots, or in any event not yet. Note well that plenty of patience will be required.

Score: 92Allen Meadows, Burghound.com (54), April 2014

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