Chateau de Meursault Pommard Premier Cru “Clos des Epenots”

Chateau de Meursault Pommard Premier Cru “Clos des Epenots” 2012

The name of this wine refers to the thorny bushes that used to thrive freely on the vineyard land. A deep, brilliant ruby hue, it has aromas of ripe black fruits and baking spices. Light-bodied with high acidity, it is best enjoyed with boeuf Bourguignon, poultry dishes or mature cheeses.

Style:
Fruit-Forward, Balanced
Flavor:
Ripe Black Fruits, Clove, Floral
Bottle Size(s)
750 ML
Appellation
Pommard Premier Cru
Grapes
Pinot Noir
Alcohol Percentage
14.00%
Fermentation
After destalking, the juice is fermented in stainless steel vats for 15-18 days. Cold maceration lasts for 5-6 days, followed by alcoholic fermentation. Gentle cap-punching is made during this period to obtain complete and perfect maceration.
Aging
Aged for 12 months in oak barrels (about 30% new) as well as in 1-2 year old barrels.