2016 Domaine Faiveley Pommard 1er Cru Les Rugiens

Pinot Noir - 750ML
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Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Beaune
Appellation Pommard
Sub-appellation Les Rugiens
Vintage 2016
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13%
Closure Cork

The 2016 Domaine Faiveley Pommard 1er Cru Les Rugiens is an exceptional red wine that showcases the true essence of Pinot Noir from the prestigious region of Burgundy, France. With its deep red color and elegant label, this wine is a true representation of the artistry and craftsmanship that goes into every bottle produced by Domaine Faiveley.

On the nose, this wine offers a complex bouquet of red fruits, such as cherry and raspberry, intertwined with subtle notes of earth and spice. As the aromas waft from the glass, they invite you to take your first sip and discover the layers of flavors that await.

Upon tasting, the Pommard 1er Cru Les Rugiens reveals a harmonious balance between fruit, acidity, and tannins. The ripe red fruits from the nose are beautifully echoed on the palate, accompanied by hints of blackberry and a touch of vanilla. The wine's vibrant acidity adds freshness and vitality, while the silky tannins provide structure and a long, lingering finish.

This wine is a true representation of its terroir, with the distinctive characteristics of the Pommard appellation shining through. The Les Rugiens sub-appellation, known for its rich clay soils, imparts a unique depth and complexity to the wine, making it a standout in the region.

At 13.0% alcohol, this wine is well-balanced and can be enjoyed now or cellared for further development. Its versatility allows it to be paired with a variety of dishes, from roasted duck to grilled salmon or even a mushroom risotto.

In conclusion, the 2016 Domaine Faiveley Pommard 1er Cru Les Rugiens is a magnificent expression of Pinot Noir from Burgundy. With its exceptional aromas, elegant flavors, and impeccable structure, this wine is a true delight for any wine enthusiast. Whether enjoyed now or in the years to come, it is sure to leave a lasting impression.