Based on 4 reviews on Cellartracker.com
Reviews 91-93 points Wine Advocate "The 2019 Pommard 1er Cru Clos de la Commaraine Monopole has turned out nicely, wafting from the glass with aromas of sweet berries, plums, exotic spices, raw cocoa, orange rind and peonies. Medium to full-bodied, ample and fleshy, it's supple and succulent, with melting tannins and a pretty core of fruit. This is a charming, immediate and open-knit Pommard that subverts dated stereotypes of the appellation. (WK)"
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About Domaine de la Commaraine
This isn’t their first rodeo - owners Denise Dupre and Mark Nunelly have two other wineries in France and knew exactly what steps to take to achieve their lofty goals:
Step 1 - Hire Jean-Luc Vitoux, a former corporate lawyer and French investor, as Director to lead them on their mission;
Step 2 - Hire the famed Louis Michel Liger Belair as consulting Winemaker;
Step 3 - Extensive research of the Clos (magnetic resonances, underground mapping, and soil composition analysis) to best understand their treasured terroir; and
Step 4 - Convert to organic and biodynamic farming.
Already receiving complimentary acclaim for the inaugural 2018 vintage, they are well on their way to re-establishing La Commaraine “among the most renowned climats” of Burgundy, with their elegant and silky wines that show great refinement, depth, and superb balance (Les Grands vins de Bourgogne).