Grape(s): Pinot Noir
Localization: Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France
Tasting Notes: Spicy wines with aromas leaning towards cassis and white fruits, such as mango.
93 Points - Wine Spectator: This opens with air to reveal alluring aromas and flavors of blackberry, black currant, violet and spice. Dense and firm, yet also supple, showing an elegant side of Pommard, ending with fine length. Decant now or age for several years. Best from 2022 through 2037. 100 cases imported.
The Domain: The Domaine de Courcel is a 400-year-old family-owned winery located in the village of Pommard in the Côte d’Or. Its current owners, three sisters and one brother, are the descendants of the founders. Gilles de Courcel provides leadership for the domaine, the estate is managed by Anne Bommelaer and Marie de Courcel, and Yves Confuron has served as the winemaker since 1996. Its prestigious Pommard Premier Crus include Le Grand Clos des Épenots, Les Rugiens, Les Frémiers, and Les Croix Noires. Tradition, modernism, and excellence are the pillars of this domaine.