Is Pommard a good wine?
To the eye, this wine has a deep red colour, to the nose, its bouquet gives off aromas of blueberry and gooseberry, evolving towards hints of chocolate and leather. In the mouth, Pommard is a true and loyal wine, with firm and powerful tannins.
What kind of wine is Joseph Drouhin?
DESCRIPTION: Laforêt Bourgogne Chardonnay from Maison Joseph Drouhin is made from 100 percent Chardonnay grapes, picked by hand, coming from all over Burgundy.
What type of wine is Pommard?
Pommard is a village in the Cote de Beaune sub-region of Burgundy famous for producing powerful and richly flavored red wines. They are made from Pinot Noir grapes, with which the commune’s vineyards are almost exclusively planted.
Why do we taste wine?
The role of aroma in wine tasting The external sense you use to smell is known as orthonasal olfaction. This is the sense used when you place your nose partly inside your glass. The second smell is called the retronasal olfaction, which occurs inside the mouth. This process actually gives the perception of flavor.
Is Joseph Drouhin biodynamic?
Joseph Drouhin has adopted the biological and biodynamic approach. Only natural products are used in the vineyards and all procedures show the utmost respect for the soil, the vine and the environment. The style of Joseph Drouhin is an alliance between character, balance and harmony.
How many AOCs are in Burgundy?
The Bourgogne region is recognized around the world for its prestigious AOCs, with exactly 84 appellations to its name, representing more than 23% of all AOCs attributed to French wines.
When should I drink Montrachet?
For this tasting, we focused on premier cru wines from Meursault, Puligny-Montrachet and Chassagne-Montrachet. Ordinarily, in a decent to good vintage, I would suggest waiting for six to eight years to broach these wines, with an optimum drinking window of 10–15 years to savour the complexities of a mature wine.