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Pommard Premier Cru Rugiens Bas, Domaine de Montille, 1997

A superb Pinot Noir at its peak. A great Burgundy wine that I love: fine, well-balanced, elegant. Extraordinary. A rare vintage. nDirectly from the vineyard. Exclusively on The French Cellar

Appellation

Produced in the commune of Pommard in Côte de Beaune of Burgundy, Pommard appellation covers only red wines, made of Pinot Noir. Rugiens Bas is one of the best “climats” from Pommard.

Estate

The De Montille family makes wines in Burgundy since 1750. The whole vineyard is biodynamic. This estate is famous for its Volnay and Pommard appellations. Old vintages since 1997 are one of the best of Burgundy.

Grapes

100% Pinot Noir

REGION: Burgundy

Our sommelier’s comments

Ruby red color, with copper reflections
Large aromatic palette, with ripe raspberry, crushed strawberry, tanned leather, roasted coffee, cigar leaf, truffle. An extraordinary nose
Finesse, elegance. Soft tannins, very supple. A wine that caresses the palate. At its peak, exceptional!
Duck with roasted foie gras, veal with truffles, sweetbreads
Wine service temperature: 17°C. Maturity: ready to drink, up to 6 years cellaring

Characteristics

Dry Sweet
Aromatic Very aromatic
Non fruity Very fruity
Non spicy Very spicy
Light bodied Fully bodied
Non tannic Tannic
Non oaky Oaky

 

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