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2009 DOMAINE DE COURCEL Pommard 1er cru Grand Clos des Epenots

DOMAINE DE COURCEL Pommard 1er cru Grand Clos des Epenots 2009

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  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Liquid Art
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 17470
  • Format
  • Format
  • 12x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • Cross dock
  • Status
  • Status
  • Store Only
  • Country
  • Country
  • France
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
  • Region
  • Region
  • Burgundy
  • Subregion
  • Subregion
  • Côte de Beaune
  • Appellation
  • Appellation
  • Pommard
  • Classification
  • Classification
  • 1er cru
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Pinot Noir
  • Color
  • Color
  • Red
  • Sugar
  • Sugar
  • Dry
  • Closure type
  • Closure type
  • Cork
  • About this winery

    Domaine de Courcel has been in the hands of the de Courcel family since the 16th century, its 9 hectares situated entirely within the commune of Pommard and comprising some of its finest premier cru sites. For four centuries, the estate has focused on producing wines typical of the Pommard appellation, wines of supreme structure and great finesse. In 1996, Gilles de Courcel decided to appoint Yves Confuron from Domaine Confuron-Cotetidot in Vosne Romanée as winemaker, not in any way to alter...

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Press reviews

  • - 94 Points -

    April 2012

    Here too there is a hint of menthol to the less elegant but more complex nose that displays a dazzling array of spice, floral, earth, underbrush and red currant aromas. There is outstanding richness to the powerful and velvet-textured big-bodied flavors brimming with ample amounts of dry extract that relegate the firm tannic spine to the background on the mouth coating and hugely long finish. This is a burly and quite serious effort that is not especially rustic though one that will require plenty of cellar time to reach its peak.

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  • - 93 Points -

    June 2012

    Gorgeous aromas of toasty oak lead off in this polished red, followed by black cherry, blackberry and spearmint flavors. The structure present, yet ably matched by concentrated, ripe fruit. 

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  • - 92+ -

    Stephen Tanzer, March 2012

    Deep red-ruby. Aromas of cassis, black cherry, violet, menthol and chocolate call to mind a top wine from Saint-Emilion; just a hint of jamminess. Thick, pure creamy cassis in the mouth; really shockingly fresh and primary, but then I tasted this barely a month after it was bottled. At once dense and juicy on the long, chocolatey finish. I may be underrating this today. Confuron told me that the pHs in his 2009s are in the high 3.8 to 3.9 range, but maintained that one can modify the impression of acidity with fresh aromas and tannins.

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