POMMARD, FRANCE (September 25th, 2019) – Château de Pommard and Famille Carabello-Baum have selected Jascots, award winning specialist supplier to restaurants, hotels and caterers, as their privileged partner in the British market. Through this new partnership, a selection of the most prestigious Burgundy appellations, from Nuits-Saint-Georges to Chassagne-Montrachet, Meursault and of course Pommard, will be available on the United Kingdoms’ finest dining tables as of January 2020. Jascots works with a wide variety of on-trade establishments, from Michelin star restaurants and top hotels, to gastro-pubs and event spaces, with a strong focus on the Premium On-Trade in London.
“We are thrilled to be working with Château de Pommard, their wines are truly exciting. The undoubted star of the range is the Clos Marey-Monge a single clos Pommard of amazing depth and finesse, however in common with other great names in Burgundy the entire range bears the same hallmarks of outstanding winemaking. We have already received significant interest in the wines and will work closely with the Château to ensure that we can offer an extensive range to all of our customers. We advise customers that would like to buy the wines to make contact with our sales team as soon as possible.” Miles MacInnes – Managing Partner
Jascots was an obvious choice for the Burgundian estate. Both parties are firmly involved in wine education and collaborate closely with the globally recognised Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET). Additionally, sustainability is a key value for both Château de Pommard and Jascots with 85% of the supplier’s portfolio falling in the sustainable category. With the recent organic vineyard certification and biodynamic conversion underway, Château de Pommard and Famille Carabello-Baum’s wines have caught the attention of select hotels, restaurants, and wine bars across France. Today, the wines are available in Paris at Plaza-Athénée, The Ritz Paris, Le Meurice to name a few. With the arrival of Benoit Daury, the recently appointed On-Trade Director, the estate is now broadening its existing strategy internationally.
“Both Château de Pommard and Jascots share the same vision of building business with a long-term perspective, and putting quality, sustainability and education at the heart of our development. We look forward to developing the UK market together!” Benoit Daury, On-Trade Director.
About Château de Pommard and Famille Carabello-Baum
Every year, consumers and professionals from more than 80 countries around the world visit Château de Pommard to learn about the world of wine from Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) professionals and taste the purest expressions of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from villages along the Route des Grands Crus. From the grape to the glass, guests experience Clos Marey-Monge, a geological marvel, and home to seven distinct clay and limestone-rich plots, now protected as one of the world heritage Climats of Burgundy by UNESCO. Founded in 1726, Château de Pommard combines three hundred years of savoir-faire and the innovative vision of Famille Carabello-Baum for the future. Wine lovers and critics agree the conversion to biodynamic viticulture is producing honest, energetic wines infused with an unmistakable sense of place while preserving the planet where we all live.
About Jascots Wine Merchants
Jascots is a London-based wine importer specialising in bringing exciting producers from around the world exclusively to the UK on-trade. Founded in 1990 Jascots has grown to a turnover of more than £9m following a management buyout in 2016. Retaining its reputation for industry leading service Jascots has grown its portfolio to include a large number of organic, biodynamic and otherwise sustainable wine producers whilst reducing its own carbon footprint by almost 20% per bottle of wine sold. In 2017 the company launched WineEd a wine training business that has developed new qualifications in wine and wine service specifically for hospitality professionals. WineEd has trained over 2,000 students giving them the knowledge and skills required to sell and serve wine.
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