1985 guillemard-dupont et fils pommard


Seems we were ‘lucky’ to leave France on Saturday, perhaps a day or two later and we would have been stuck there without ‘juice’ for the car. Still, there would be worse places ‘(eh, dear reader?)’

1985 Guillemard-Dupont et Fils, Pommard
Medium colour with a touch of orange about it. The nose has width, if not depth, and showcases sweetly baked red fruit tarts. In the mouth this is very smooth though if you really search you might come up with a suggestion of tannin near the finish. The fruit in the mouth is also sweet and it’s quite enough to offset a slightly tart impression given by the acidity. This is mature and very drinkable – not significantly complex, but that’s the why its a village label.
Rebuy – Yes

Anybody know anything about the domaine? It seems it was reasonably large and based higher-up the winding road out of Pommard in Meloisey at the time of RM Parker’s 1989 book on Burgundy, but I find no trace of it now.

Agree? Disagree? Anything you'd like to add?

There is one response to “1985 guillemard-dupont et fils pommard”

  1. David Jenkins20th October 2010 at 8:53 amPermalinkReply

    Any connection with Thierry Viollot-Guillemard – he is based at Derriere St Jean in Pommard? I think his brother Christophe also used to produce wine but no longer perhaps. Did they share inheritance of the estate which produced this wine? I like Thierry’s wines

    • billn20th October 2010 at 9:41 amPermalinkReply

      Maybe David – thare are a couple of domaine (I think) that have Guillemard in their name – in Pommard…

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