2014 Domaine Parent Pommard "Les Epenots" 1er Cru
One of the most respected and well-known winemakers in all of Burgundy, the Domaine Parent moved from Volnay to Pommard in 1803. One of their early customers was Thomas Jefferson! Anne is a lawyer by training. Along with her sister, Catherine, she took over the estate in 1998, thus becoming the 12th generation of winemakers in this family. The wines simply get better and better each year. Anne has incredible energy and drive. In fact, she founded the Women’s Winemaker Association in Burgundy and was its first president.
"As to the wines, they have explosive and ultra-fresh fruit with tender, round, fleshy and seductive textures. They should drink well early yet despite how forward they are today they should also be capable of rewarding mid-term aging." ~ Anne Parent.
"An attractively fresh nose is composed by notes of plum and red berry fruit liqueur aromas that are trimmed in discreet wood and earth nuances. There is excellent richness, size, weight and concentration to the full-bodied yet relatively refined flavors that are underpinned by firm but fine tannins on the gorgeously complex and persistent finish. This is first-rate and well worth your interest, once again provided that you have the patience to cellar this beauty for at least 6 to 8 years first." Sweet Spot / Outstanding 91-93 Points - Burghound.com