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Domaine Henri Delagrange - Pommard
Red,Pommard
100 % Pinot Noir
history
Based in Volnay, the Delagrange Family owns 32 acres of vineyard located amongst the best terroirs of the Côtes de Beaune. The business is run by Didier Delagrange, vinegrower and winemaker who produces high quality Burgundy wines (Bourgogne, Hautes Côtes de Beaune, Volnay, Pommard, Meursault) that are vinified and bottled at the Estate.The Domaine’s policy can be summarised in five points: • Careful, rigorous care of the vines as this is the start • Pick perfectly healthy grapes at the right moment. • Understand each vintage to preserve the natural balance of the wine. • Maintain the traditional character of the wine by intervening as little as possible during vinification • Preserve the body, the fruitiness and the aromatic purity of the wine during vinification to extract the
best from the noble Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grape varieties. •Didier DELAGRANGE aims to produce wines that are fleshy, round, rich in fruit and bursting with finesse and elegance
Vineyard
Pommard appellation lies on an East to South-East facing slopes at an altitude 250 to 330 meters. In the center of the Pommard area there are marls that are well-drained by a stony subsoil. The Delagrange Pommard vines grow in the shallow parent rock which gives the wine its splendid mineral quality. Vines : 61.43 a - 40 years old - Yield : 45 hl/ha
Winemaking
Harvest by hand . Total destemming. Fermentation for 18 days in open tank, with controlled temperature. Occasionnal punching down./nAgeing : 15 months including 12 months in barrel.
Tasting notes
The wine is a beautiful red-black. The vines are complex, powerful with a good mineral quality. The nose reveals aromas of blackberry, bilberry or redcurrant and cherry stone. A wild feline character may develop with time.
Food pairing
It will match perfectly all types of braised or roast game, but also steak and duck breast. It goes well with strong cheeses such as Epoisse. Serve at 57 °- 59° F.
Aging potential
2 to 15 years.
Grape varieties
100 % Pinot Noir
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