Louis Jadot Pommard 2009
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
Often considered the most "masculine" Côte de Beaune red, Pommard is a firm, full-bodied wine that is nevertheless exceptionally round and generous, with a fruity depth of character and a bouquet suggestive of raspberries, leather and earth.
Pairs well with hare and other small game, beef braised in wine, or strong cheeses such as époisses, livarot and pont l'evêque. This wine can be enjoyed immediately or within 10 years of the vintage.
A somber and heavily earth-inflected nose displays moderately high-toned notes of ripe raspberry, cherry and red currant that complement the fresh, vibrant and well-detailed medium-bodied flavors that possess good mid-palate density as well as good depth and fine length. This is a lovely and ageworthy villages that should deliver 6 to 8 years of upside development.
The House of Louis Jadot has been producing exceptional Burgundy wines since its founding in 1859 by Louis Henry Denis Jadot. For the past 150 years Louis Jadot has continued as one of the great names of Burgundy and has gained international reputation for its superb red and white Burgundy wines. Louis Jadot is not only one of the largest producers of estate Burgundies of the Cote d'Or, it is one of the most celebrated... View More