Joannes Violot Guillemard Pommard 1er Cru Clos de Derriere St Jean (monopole), 2019, 1500ML

SKU: 887812
Sub region: Pommard
Variety: Pinot Noir
Rating: Jasper Morris 90-94

Joannes Violot Guillemard (6th generation) took over in 2019 from his father Thierry. Organic growth since 1999.

Clos de Derriere Saint Jean is a rare Monopole in Pommard. 100% Pinot Noir, ALL destemmed, from a single parcel of 65 years old vines. Only bottled in magnum format and 400 to 500 bottles produced per year.

This is a parcel located in the northern part of the appellation that showcase a more Beaune character and less raw power than Rugiens and Epenots.

The must is cold macerated for 5-6 days and fermented in wooden vats for around 10 days. After that a post fermentation maceration to lower the temperature of the wine. The pomace is pressed in a pneumatic press and placed in oak barrels for 14-18 months for maturation. 50% new barrels and 50% 1 time used barrels.