ready-improve2011 Pommard, Clos des Epeneaux, 1er Cru Domaine du Comte Armand

Product: 2011-0750-02-1026524
  • The Wine Advocate
  • Ready, but will improve


This is a brilliant wine, with a mix of vibrant red and deeper black fruit notes. Dancing concentrated fruit covers the acidity and tannins sublimely well. This is a Pommard of exceptional energy as well as harmony.
Jasper Morris MW
Volumes at Domaine du Comte Armand were broadly similar to 2010 in 2011, but will be catastrophically low in 2012 as Pommard was one of the hardest hit villages with the poor weather. We must therefore take advantage of Benjamin Leroux’s brilliant range of wines made available this year, from the supposedly lowly Aligoté upwards. Look out for the potential of the fabulous Clos des Epeneaux, which Ben has harnessed to a quality level rarely seen before.

{color} Red{color}                                                               
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 [] The Wine Advocate:: 91/100{ratings}        {***}
Bottle Price 75 cl $865