Pommard based Comte Armand is under the stewardship of the fabulous Benjamin Leroux who is fast becoming a super star in Burgundy. Their wines provide the fullness and silk typical of Pommard with great depth of flavour.
1995 was a good quality vintage with good structure and firm tannins.
Pinot Noir – This is the most elusive grape. It is relatively early ripening and extremely sensitive to terroir. Its perfect place on earth is the Cote d’Or in Burgundy. So haunting are great red Burgundy’s charms that growers everywhere try to emulate them. Pinot Noir is not just a one trick pony, it can make great reds, rosé, sparkling and even sweet wines, whites on occasion and I’ve tasted a decent fortified Pinot Noir too.