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Domaine Virely-Rougeot
9,Place de l'Europe
Tel .: +33(0)3 80 24 96 70
Fax : +33(0)3 80 22 38 07
Email : contact@domaine-virely-rougeot.fr
Bourgogne rouge   Beaune «clos de l'Ermitage st Désiré»   Pommard village
Pommard 1er cru «Clos des Arvelets»   Pommard 1er cru «Les Chanlins Bas»


Pommard village

Geographical location  
Produced exclusively at the limits of the appellation POMMARD 1ER CRU.

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Of hard limestone type.
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Surface area  
1.3 hectares.

Growing method
Ploughing in early Spring then minimal usage of herbicide to control weeds.

Parasite control  
Balanced approach viticulture in conjunction with the Winemaking Cooperative.

Grape variety
Pinot Noir.

Hand picked, in total respect of the grapes.

Vinification and ageing
Grapes are picked into baskets and then delivered by tipper trailer.
Processing is by crusher/de-stemmer, with removal of damaged grapes.
Maceration of grapes and juice and alcoholic fermentation is in wooden vats for around fifteen days. Grapes are then pressed and assembled with free-run juice.
Ageing is in oak barrel until the end of malo-lactic fermentation.
Racking and light filtration before bottling.
During all these operations the wine is tested by an authorized laboratory and an oenologist.

Wine characteristics
Tannic and structured.

Matching with food 
With a leg of lamb, fillet of beef or a good cheese board.

Keeping potential  
10 to 15 years, possibly more depending on the vintage.