Wine of the season May 2020

By MW Sarah Heller
Pommard les Pezerolles 2015
AF Gros sold out Pommard les Pezerolles visit wine of the season

Sarah Heller MW is a wine expert, visual artist and Asia-Pacific’s youngest Master of Wine. In 2018, she began the Visual Tasting Note art series as an innovative way to describe the wine tasting experience. “As a Master of Wine and artist, I've always found a natural affinity between wine and visual art. Both can trigger sensations and emotions hard to communicate with words.”

Sarah’s visual tasting notes are digital collages in which both the body and structure (acids, tannins) of the wine as well as the aroma, color, and taste components come together harmoniously. The outline represents the "shape" of the wine. As we were intrigued by this unique and innovative perspective on describing wine, we have asked Sarah to taste and describe one of our wines monthly.

The wine of this month is Domaine A.F. Gros Pommard 1er Cru Les Pezerolles 2015 - licorice, cloves, liqueur cherries and plum compote, meaty and mushroomy; dark and dense with soft folds of tannin and gentle, lilting acidity.

Every month, Sarah tastes one of our wines, which will also be our Wine of the Month, and create a visual tasting note for us. Stay tuned!

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