Domaine Chantal Lescure, Pommard, 1er Cru Les Bertins, France

£59.95

If you like your Burgundy at the richer end of the scale, Pommard is the appellation for you. Bold and often more tannic than their neighbours, they take a couple of years to soften, but when they do – you’re in for a treat. Magnificently rich and full-bodied Pinot Noir From Premier Cru vineyards, the Les Bertins doesn’t disappoint.

Nose

Aromatic. Cherry. Raspberry. Cinnamon. Leather.

Palate

Strawberry. Black cherry. Mushroom. Pepper. Class.

 

For me the 2013 reds from the Côte d’Or will resemble the 2008s, but with more ripeness. While not being a star vintage, it is nevertheless a vintage that Burgundy lovers will take real pleasure from in the short to medium term.”  – Gerard Basset MS, Decanter Magazine