2019 Joseph Voillot Pommard 1er Cru "Les Epenots", Burgundy, France

This wine drunk young will exibit more black fruit, but as it ages you'll start to uncover its true self with aromas of game, red and black fruit, and mushroom. The palate is balanced and powerful.



Wine from the Petits Epenots terroir. Lower slope, shallow soil of Jurassic limestone and white marl.


This venerable fifth-generation domaine has holdings in the top vineyards of both Volnay and Pommard. Joseph Voillot's son-in-law, Jean Pierre Charlot, is now the managing director; he worked closely with Joseph from 1980 until Joseph’s retirement in 1995.

For many years, Jean Pierre was a professor at the Lycée Viticole in Beaune, where he taught several of Burgundy’s rising stars. He’s a meticulous man, and what interests him is handling the challenging years when the vineyard work, triage at harvest, and careful cellar practices really pay off. It’s immediately evident when tasting through the domaine’s range that these are true “vins de terroir” (thus the judicious use of new oak), and each wine at every level reflects its origin. Anyone who wants to grasp the essence of Volnay and Pommard needs to look no further than Domaine Joseph Voillot.


Grape(s) Pinot Noir
Farming Traditional