Sunday, August 25, 2013

Dominique Laurent Pommard Premier Cru Les Epenots 2000

Date of Tasting: 11 July 2013
Wine Type: Red
Grape Varieties: 100% Pinot Noir
Alcohol: 12.5%
Origin: Bourgogne, France
Appellation: Pommard Premier Cru, Cote de Beaune
Expect to Pay: ~ EUR60-90
Web: n.a.
Chubby Score: 86/100
Value for money: 2/10
Professional Rating: n.a.

Appearance: brownish red in medium tone
Aroma: sour cherry and spices
Palate: medium body style with sour taste of cherry, high in acidity, spicy and earthy, lengthy finish but sour and bitter dominant

Not so great for a bottle of Pommard at all. The life of this bottle is now fading. If you have some, consume now. Don't particularly like the sour taste of spiced fruit, though being smooth.

Score Explanation
95+ = classic and extraordinary
90+ = outstanding in its class
85+ = recommended wine with some degree of enjoyment
80+ = drinkable occasionally

WA = Wine Advocate
WS = Wine Spectator
WE = Wine Enthusiast
JR = Jancis Robinson
DC = Decanter
JS = James Suckling
BH = Burghound
FS = Falstaff Magazine

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