The commune of Pommard produces only red wines, and has no Grands Crus. Grands Epenots is one of two parcels under the name Les Epenots, situated in the north of the commune on 62 acres of clay and calcareous soil. The word Epenots comes from the French épines, referring to the spiny bushes that once surrounded the vineyard. In winemaking, Pinot Noir grapes are fermented in tanks for up to 4 weeks, and then the wine is matured for 12 to 15 months in oak barrels before bottling.

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Tasting Note

Les Grands Epenots is slightly more delicate than many Pommards because of the drier subsoil in this parcel. The wine has intense aromas and flavors of red fruit, musk and game on maturity. It should be cellared for 5 years before opening and will develop in the bottle for 20 to 25 years.

Food Pairing

Pair with red meat, game and mature cheeses.

Technical Data
APPELLATION: Côte de Beaune Premiers Crus

Vineyard Details

Côte de Beaune Premiers Crus
Louis Jadot’s greatest presence is in the Côte de Beaune, and this can be seen clearly in the house’s 50 Premiers Crus from the region. In Pernand-Vergelesses: Clos de la Croix de Pierre In Savigny-lès-Beaune: Clos des Guettes, Hauts-Jarrons, La Dominode, Les Lavières, Les Vergelesses In Beaune: Premier Cru, Avaux, Boucherottes, Bressandes, Bressandes Blanc, Cent Vignes, Chouacheux, Clos des Couchereaux, Clos des Ursules, Grèves, Les Grèves Le Clos Blanc, Pertuisots, Theurons, Thuvillains In Pommard: Clos de la Commaraine, Epenots, Grands Epenots, Rugiens In Volnay: Clos de la Barre, Clos des Chênes In Meursault: Blagny, Charmes, Genevrières, Goutte-d’Or, Perrières, Porusot In Puligny-Montrachet: Champ-Gain, Clos de la Garenne, Folatières, Les Combettes, Les Pucelles, Perrières, Referts, Garenne In Chassagne-Montrachet: Caillerets, Chenevottes, Grande Montagne, Grandes Ruchottes, La Romanée, Morgeot Blanc Clos de la Chapelle, Morgeot Rouge, Abbaye de Morgeot

About the Grape

Pinot Noir
In France, makes a silky, deceptively powerful wine of elegant, complex aromas and subtle, red fruit flavors, with earthy, floral, mushroom and mineral notes. In California, shows ripe, sweet characters.
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