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Pommard 1er Cru "Les Saussilles"

Les Grands Classiques / Pommard 1er Cru "Les Saussilles"

Les Grand Classiques or the essential Burgundy wines...
A reflection of their terroir, the village appellations and premier cru villages from this range are revealed. Their authenticity and their assertive character are renewed crop after crop thanks to a deep respect for the ancestral Burgundian expertise.

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  • Terroir

    Appellation: On the Côte de Beaune, the Pommard is renowned for its power of its red wines only. The first growth vines are planted in the middle and at the top of the hillsides on clay-limestone soils.

    Did you know ?
    Les Saussilles is located at the extreme east of Pommard next to the Beaune parcels on a very wet soil where willows could grow.

    Soil: Clay, limestone

  • Varietals

    100% Pinot Noir

  • Vinification

    Harvest: The grapes are cut and sorted by hand.

    Vinification: The grapes are destemmed and then placed between 2 and 4 days in stainless steel vats for pre-fermentation maceration. The vinification is done in vats.

    Ageing: Ageing in oak barrels (30% new barrels, some of which come from Radoux cooperage) will soften and caramelize the wine.

  • Tasting notes

    A dark colour with dense reflections.
    A nose of candied black fruits such as burlat cherry.
    In the mouth more power provided by the structure.

  • Food pairing

    Entrecôte Charolaise, Head of veal with gribiche sauce.

  • Aeging and Service Temperature

    Service temperature: between 14°C and 16°C

    Ageing potential: 10 years and more

Pommard 1er Cru "Les Saussilles"