I told you it was seriously good! An incredible 96 Points from Gilbert and Gaillard! A Grand Cru

 

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Stop Press! 96 Points from Gilbert and Gaillard. I told you it was seriously good!

What a difference a day makes! We have a new tasting note for Coste-Caumartin's Pommard 1er Cru Clos de Boucherottes Monopole 2016. 96 Points! If that doesn't convince you to grab some nothing will!

On a site dating back to the time of the Great Dukes of Burgundy Domaine Coste-Caumartin has a rich history. The buildings go back to 1610 and the well in the forecourt (which appears on their label) is dated 1641 - possibly the year that building was completed.

The Coste-Caumartin family "moved-in" in 1793 at the height of the French Revolution. Over the centuries the domaine has expanded to 12 hectares with its major holdings in the commune of Pommard.

The domaine's finest vineyard is their monopole Pommard 1er Cru Clos des Boucherottes. It has been in the family since 1908. The vineyard has always been a jewel of the village and 500 years ago it was part of the Royal Domain. This vineyard lies on the Beaune border and is largely surrounded by Pommard 1er Cru Les Petits Epenots to the south and Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Mouches to the north. It is, in effect, a clos of Petits Epenots.

Both Les Epenots and Les Rugiens have applied to the INAO for elevation to Grand Cru status. You can read more here. 

To introduce Domaine Coste-Caumartin and their wonderful Pommard 1er Cru Clos des Boucherottes Monopole 2016 to our portfolio we offer this wine at a 25% Pre Arrival discount. Grand quality at just $128.50. Simply super!
Domaine Coste-Caumartin Pommard 
1er Cru Clos des Boucherottes 
Monopole 2016 
Landed Price $171.50
Pre Arrival Price $128.50
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Coste-Caumartin Boucherottes labelGilbert and Gaillard: A garnet color with ruby highlights. Racy nose, floral presence with greedy Morello cherry. The palate seduces by its scale, its elegance, its fullness. One praises to the skies for its fruit, its floral dimension, its generous tannic finish. A 2016 with an entire character. 96 Points (Huge!)

Darren Harris: 
Deep purple-red. Intense nose of cool black fruits - mostly cherries - and huge minerality. Refined and cool. Tight, very tight. The super low cropping adds layer upon layer on a textured palate culminating in an amazing peacock's tail and a very long stony finish. The silky tannins are extremely fine and coated by the velvety fruit.The domaine sets out to make this wine as a Grand Cru with extremely low cropping and beautiful handling. They succeed admirably. I don't think I have ever tasted a Pommard quite like this. It reminds me of a theoretical blend of Corton Clos du Roi, Clos Vougeot and Clos de la Roche with each coming to the fore as the wine sits in the glass. It is a sensual wine and is very special indeed. Forget your pre-conceived idea of Pommard. This is a super wine of Grand Cru quality. Awesome!
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Cheers,
Darren

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Dominique Laurent Clos de la Roche Vieilles Vignes Reserve Personelle Grand Cru 2015
Tanzer 94-97
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The highest scored Clos de la Roche of the vintage!

Vinous: Stephen Tanzer
(100% destemmed; "Réserve Personnelle" is denoted on the neck label): Ruby-red. Pungent rocky minerality enlivens the aromas of medicinal red cherry, meat and chocolate. Superconcentrated and remarkably sweet, boasting uncommon breadth and depth to its red fruit and salty mineral flavors. Finishes with sweet but serious tannins and compelling rising length and minerality. An epic Clos de la Roche in the making.
94-97 Points
Normally $458.95
Pre Arrival Price $390.00

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