Pommard AC 2018

Olivier Leflaive

Terroir: Leflaive’s Pommard is sourced multiple parcels spread throughout the 1er Cru vineyards of the appellation. Soils are dry clay with an iron, limestone subsoil.

Vinification: Grapes are hand harvested prior to fermentation and aging in a combination of new and used oak barrels and stainless steel.

Additional Information

The fruity nose opens with blackberry, blackcurrant, cherry. The body is full and generous with a very beautiful tannic and persistent structure.

Technical Details

  • Appellation: Pommard
  • Winemaker: Franck Grux
  • Sustainability: Sustainable Practices
  • Soil: Argilo-calcareous
  • Alcohol: 13%
  • Sizes Available: 750ml
  • Pack Size: 12/750ml
  • Varietals: 100% Pinot Noir

Recent Press

  • Score: 92 Points

    Wine Spectator Author: Bruce Sanderson
    Date: Thursday, April 8, 2021
    "This is graceful and racy, its black cherry and blackberry fruit driven by bracing acidity. Dusty, mouthcoating tannins are present too, however this red has the requisite fruit to develop over the next decade or two. Crisp finish. Best from 2024 through 2036. 50 cases imported."

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