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Pommard: Closerie des Alisiers 'La rue au Port' 2017

Canny negoçiant Stéphane Brocard owns a small parcel of vines in the Pommard lieux-dit of 'Rue au Porc', which he somewhat confusingly labels as 'Rue au Port' - perhaps, he prefers a maritime rather than porcine association! In any case, the wine is a cracker and we are delighted to have it back after a 2016 vintage that was wiped out by severe frost, hail and mildew.
Bottle
£39.75
Bottle (Case)
£477.00
Tasting Notes
Pommard is a commune of 320 hectares at the north of the Côte de Beaune, just South of the town of Beaune, with a reputation for producing rich, fruit-filled Pinot Noir. There are no Grand Cru wines here, but some good value wines that are well-matched to game, lamb and local cheeses Époisses and Langres.
About this wine
Style Red Wine, Sec, Full-bodied, Non Sparkling
Wine Region Burgundy, Côte de Beaune
Grape Variety (Cépage) Pinot Noir
Food & Wine Matching Cheese, Duck, Goat's Cheese, Pheasant and Game
Vintage 2017
Cellarage Drink 2019-2030.
Alcohol By Volume (%) 13
Producer

Stéphane Brocard

Stéphane Brocard is a branché Chablisien who found his family’s wine business becoming crowded when working alongside his brother and sister-in-law and sister and brother-in-law.

An intimate knowledge of Burgundy and a hankering to do his own thing led him to set up a boutique négociant business contracting in small parcels of carefully selected grapes, as well as investing in a precious plot of Pommard, for which he has high aspirations.

 

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