POUSSE d’OR’s 2014 Burgundies

Every fine wine is a product of person and place.

For the wines of Pousse d’Or, that person is Patrick Landanger; proprietor, vigneron, innovator. Landanger had almost no experience with the wine business when he bought the estate in 1997 just after longtime share holder/founder Gerard Potel died suddenly of a heart attack. He quickly jumped in with both feet.

The place is Pousse d’Or domaine in Volnay and its estate vineyards in Santenay, Puligny, Volnay, Corton, Chambolle, and Morey. The domaine name is spelled Pousse d’Or (with a P) rather than Bousse d’Or (with a B) as the French authorities would not let them call the domaine by the exact name of a vineyard as in “Clos de la Bousse d’Or” which is itself a monopole of the domaine …

To read the full article and my notes on Pousse d’Or’s recently arrived 2014s, please click here.


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