1990 Domaine Michel Gaunoux Pommard 1er Cru Les Grands Épenots

Pinot Noir

  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Côte de Beaune
  • Pommard 1er Cru
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Community Tasting Notes 6

  • lepetitchateau wrote: (87 points)

    July 12, 2014 - This has classic 1990 disease... Overripe and simply stewy. Not up to the usual standards from this producer. (Squam)

  • Flavito wrote: (92 points)

    November 3, 2013 - Very good for the vintage, vigorous, great acidity, a little rustic. Nothing of the flabbiness of some 90's. Will still improve over a few years.

  • JonAllen wrote: (92 points)

    December 27, 2012 - 92 pts was a night two score, nose was oaky on night one and more reserved on night two (tho with some fruit arriving), palate was similar on each night with great high acid / tart red fruits (cherry but also strawberry - which i love) on night two, also had just a touch of those great gritty/dusty tannin texture on night two as well, great wine on night two, perhaps wait five more years?

  • cardsandwine wrote:

    September 6, 2012 - Drank very well. Lots of fruit and elegance on the palate. Would drink this wine up in the next couple of years.

  • HandPickedBurgundy wrote:

    January 1, 2009 - Medium garnet with a broad tapering rim showing some brick, and clear at the very rim. Earthy, slightly feral nose showing very ripe plums and some clove spice. Broad, soft, slightly spicy mouth entry. Quite full but velvety smooth on the palate with nice bright acidity and some crunchy tannins on the finish. A classic "game bird and leaf mould" flavour and a very satisfying wine. ***

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  • By John Gilman
    May/Jun 2006, Issue #3, Domaine Michel Gaunoux: Pommard’s Polished Gem

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1990
  • Type Red
  • Producer Domaine Michel Gaunoux
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Les Grands Épenots
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy
  • SubRegion Côte de Beaune
  • Appellation Pommard 1er Cru

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  • In Cellars 70 (76%)
  • Consumed 22 (24%)

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