Domaine Faiveley

Bourgogne, France

Pommard 1er Cru”Les Rugiens” — 2021

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  • Introduction

    • The village of Pommard neighbors Beaune and is one of the most reputed in the Côte de Beaune. The “Rugiens” climat is one of the most exceptional in the whole of Pommard and is divided into two parts. The parcel that was purchased by Domaine Faiveley in 2007 is situated in Rugiens Hauts, the most coveted part of the area.

  • Vineyard Profile

    • Viticulture: Currently undergoing Organic Conversion
    • Size: 0.50 ha
    • Vine Age: Year planted: 1953
    • Soil: Scree, iron rich marls
    • Exposure: East, South-East
  • Vinification

    • Fermentation: Partial whole cluster fermentation with daily punch downs for a 19 day vatting period
    • Barrel Aging: 14 months in French oak barrels- one third new oak
    • Filtration: Light filtration using the lenticular module process
    • Fining: No Fining
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: Pinot Noir
    • Alcohol: 13.5%
  • Tasting Notes

    • Deep ruby red hue. The nose and palate are in perfect harmony and reveal aromas of black fruits, oak, and spice. The attack is powerful and underpinned by direct, velvety tannins. This wine offers good structure and aromatic persistency.