2005 Domaine A.-F. Gros Pommard 1er Cru Les Pèzerolles

Pinot Noir

  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Côte de Beaune
  • Pommard 1er Cru
Drink between 2011 - 2020 (Edit)
CT92.4 10 reviews
Borrowed from 2010
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Community Tasting Notes 10

  • Tony Poli Likes this wine: (93 points)

    June 18, 2014 - Very smooth for a Pommard. Lives up to the vintage. Bright garnet, complex nose with cherries and spice. Balanced in the mouth, with cherries (lots of bing cherries), nice acidity, med/long finish. Delightful with grilled salmon.

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  • Tony Poli Likes this wine: (93 points)

    December 27, 2013 - Lovely, floral nose with some red fruit and a hint of spice. Primarily cranberries on the palate, with some spice and a bit of vanilla. Good mouthfeel, wonderfully complex. Works just to sip, but would pair with a lot of different foods. Decanted about 2 hours. I think this could get even better, but it is drinking wonderfully now.

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  • Tony Poli Likes this wine: (92 points)

    October 20, 2013 - Almost no nose, and very tannic and almost harsh out of the bottle. We decanted about four hours. After about two, the nose had come alive, but it was still arguing with the palate. We crossed our fingers, and served it with dinner. By then, it had smoothed out. Lots of strawberries and red cherries on the palate, with a pleasant, long finish. It definitely benefitted from the air, and it could get even better with some more time in the bottle.

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  • Oskiwawa wrote: (92 points)

    August 18, 2013 - Opened and let breathe in the open bottle for an hour. Really nice. Soft palate with a tart cherry palate. Tannins still fairly pronounced. Recommend letting cellar for 3-5 more years.

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  • N.Bonaparte wrote: (94 points)

    October 7, 2012 - Excellent. Decanted for 75 minutes. Very impressive finish. Moderately complex. Would pair well with chicken or fish but unlikely with red meat or without food as I did.

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  • By Gary Vaynerchuk
    2005 Pommard Tasting, Episode #552, 10/6/2008 (link) 91+ points

    (Domaine AF Gros Pommard Les Pezerolles) FIRST TASTING (after 3 hour decant): COLOR-medium; NOSE-a little tight; some chalk; dark chocolate covered licorice; there is a creaminess & elegance on this nose; Crème Brule action; TASTE-BIG tannins on this wine ripping through my palate; completely tight as a rock flavors; I get a little gaminess and a little mushroom aspect, but very tight; It's so young that it's almost undrinkable; tight firm tannins; lacking a lot of fruit right now; probably unpleasant experience for many because there is that much structure and tannins; I think we've opened this wine 15-20 years too soon; so tight & undrinkable; unapproachable; I'm going to decant this for 48 hours and re-taste on Wednesday 10/7; this wine is too young to be evaluated and scored; GV-?? SECOND TASTING on Episode #554 (after 48 hour decant): NOSE-considerable difference, a cola component, a little chalk dust & greenness; mocha, chocolate; green pepper; TASTE-it's opened up considerably; getting a lot of cherries & strawberries; still very tight tannins; a tea leaf component on the mid-palate; finishes very fresh w/ great length; this wine has a lot of potential; little hint of cinnamon stick on the back-end; a solid bottle of Burgundy; I like it quite a bit; this is a very nice wine 2 days later; GV-91+

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • Type Red
  • Producer Domaine A.-F. Gros
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Les Pèzerolles
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy
  • SubRegion Côte de Beaune
  • Appellation Pommard 1er Cru

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 12 (8%)
  • In Cellars 90 (61%)
  • Consumed 45 (31%)

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