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Domaine François Gaunoux Pommard 'Les Tavannes'

Domaine François Gaunoux
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Still Wine
RegionBurgundy
Alcohol Level
Country
France
SubregionPommard
Drinking Window
GrapesPinot Noir
Wine Description:
Domaine François Gaunoux Pommard 'Les Tavannes' is a highly sought-after wine from the Pommard appellation in Burgundy, France. This wine is crafted by a renowned producer known for their exceptional quality. The vineyard where the grapes are grown boasts unique features that contribute to the wine's distinct character. The winemaking process involves meticulous attention to detail, resulting in a wine that beautifully showcases the terroir of the region. 'Les Tavannes' is known for its elegant and refined style, with a perfect balance of fruitiness and earthiness. It is a wine that truly captures the essence of Pommard, making it a must-try for wine enthusiasts seeking a memorable Burgundy experience. Read more
Pros:
  • Full-bodied and savory Pinot Noir
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Cons:
  • May require some aging to fully appreciate its potential
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User Rating:

3.8
Sometimes Reviewed

Expert Rating:

3.8

Wine Expert Note:

The Domaine François Gaunoux Pommard 'Les Tavannes' is a remarkable wine that showcases the unique characteristics of the Pommard appellation in Burgundy, France. This wine is produced by the esteemed winery, Domaine François Gaunoux, known for their commitment to quality and tradition. On the nose, this Pommard reveals enticing aromas of ripe red fruits, such as cherries and raspberries, accompanied by subtle hints of earthiness and spice. The bouquet is further enhanced by delicate floral notes, adding a touch of elegance to the overall profile. Upon tasting, the wine displays a medium to full body, with a velvety texture that coats the palate. The flavors of red fruits persist, with a beautiful balance between the fruitiness and the earthy undertones. The tannins are well-integrated, providing structure and a pleasant grip, while the acidity adds freshness and vibrancy to the wine. The Domaine François Gaunoux Pommard 'Les Tavannes' is a wine that can be enjoyed now, but also has the potential to age gracefully. It pairs wonderfully with a variety of dishes, including roasted meats, game, and rich, flavorful cheeses. Overall, this Pommard is a testament to the craftsmanship and expertise of Domaine François Gaunoux. It offers a delightful sensory experience, combining the richness of the fruit with the complexity of the terroir. Read more
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Wine sweetness is a measure of the amount of sugar present in a wine. Sweetness in wine can range from bone dry (no sugar present) to lusciously sweet (high sugar content). Sweetness is usually determined by the variety and ripeness of the grapes used, as well as the winemaking process.
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The alcohol level in wine is a measure of the amount of alcohol present in the beverage. The degree of heat or ‘burn’ at the back of the throat is roughly proportional to the amount of alcohol consumed. It ranges from Very Low to Very High.
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Wine intensity is a measure of the concentration of flavor and aroma compounds in a wine.The stronger and more noticeable the flavors and aromas are, the higher the intensity of the wine. Intensity in wine can range from neutral (not particularly intense) to pronounced (high intensity).
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Wine body refers to the weight and texture of wine on the palate. In other words, it is the degree of body a wine has, ranging from light-bodied to full-bodied. Wines with higher body appear to have a thicker texture and can sometimes coat the palate.
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Wine acidity refers to the tartness of a wine, which gives a tingling sensation on the side of the tongue. A metallic-like sharp taste is also associated with high acidity. Sometimes a high level of sweetness, such as in luscious dessert wines, can disguise a high level of acidity. Acidity can range from soft to searing.
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Wine tannin gives wine its textural mouthfeel and astringency. Tannin is a natural compound found in grape skins, seeds, and stems. It contributes to the structure and helps to balance out the sweetness of the fruit. Tannins are usually discussed when it comes to red wines, even though some white and rosé wines with certain wine making techniques can also contain tannins.
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