POMMARD

2010 1er Cru Charmots Domaine Fernand & Laurent Pillot

Grapes Pinot Noir
Colour Red
Origin France, Burgundy
District Côte d'Or
Sub-district Côte de Beaune
Village Pommard
Classification 1er Cru
ABV 13%
Vineyard Charmots

Spicy nose, gorgeous cool thick tightly-woven, thick silk texture. Yet it floats. Lots of mineral here to give an airborne weightlessness. Very long on this lovely balance. L&S (Dec 2011)

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My favourite of the Pillot reds in 2010, this is a Pommard with some of the lightness of touch of a Volnay and none of the former’s growling tannins. Sweet, fine and well balanced with beguiling palate length. 2014-20 (92/100) Rating: 92 Tim Atkin MW, www.timatkin.com (Feb 2012)

Rating: 17 Matthew Jukes www.matthewjukes.com (Jan 2012)

Full and earthy and quite dense. Racy and sweet and flattering. Really very eloquent. Very long even if not heavy. Lovely stuff! 2016-2026 Rating: 17 Jancis Robinson MW OBE - www.JancisRobinson.com (Jan 2012)

Domaine Fernand & Laurent Pillot

Laurent's wife Marie-Anne inherited half of her family's property, the Pommard domaine of Pothier-Rieusset, and he and his father have now bought the other half. The wines from this domaine represent excellent value, and they age very well too, despite being attractive young.

Laurent's 1992 Grandes Ruchottes came top of a tasting of wines of that vintage in 2012, ahead of some supposedly much 'grander' domaines. Laurent manages to pack in a lot alongside his running of the vineyard. He has a sophisticated microlight which he flies to all corners of France, he keeps and hunts hawks, and conducts the Chassagne brass band as well as dabbling in Mayoral duties - on top of being a father.

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