2018 Pierre Girardin Pommard
SKU: B75Regular price $57.95
A 13th generation of vignerons in Burgundy, Pierre-Vincent Girardin grew up learning in the cellar of his father, Vincent Girardin. In 2017, Pierre-Vincent made his first vintage from 4.5 hectares inherited from his father, supplemented by long term contracts vineyards with top growers, including such rare sites as village-level Puligny Folatières (Lalou Bize-Leroy bottles the only other parcel from this section), Volnay Clos des Chênes, Pommard Epenots, Corton-Charlemagne, and even Montrachet itself. To reduce the amount of new wood influence, he uses a 456L barrels. For the reds, they are all made with an eye towards elegance and silkiness, highlighting the extraordinary terroir. ‘Pommard’ is sourced from 2 lieu dits: ‘Les Cras’, ‘La Chaniere.