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    3 615
  • Producer ranking ?

    1
  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    2020-2035
  • Food Pairing

    Salads

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Vintage 2012

2012 was beset by unusual weather that didn’t spare the vines! A mild winter, spring-like March, cool spring with frosts, summer-like May, cooler, wetter June, a variable summer with heatwaves, hail and storms… Because of the cold damp spring, some of the vine flowers didn’t set and form fruit, there was millerandage (where the flowers aren’t fully fertilised and give small berries) and high pressure from mildew and odium. Temperatures went right up during the short periods, over-heating and scorching the berries. This weather caused a significant fall in yields, without, however, impacting on the quality of the grapes, as well spread out bunches with small berries guarantee concentration and intensity.
All in all, the grapes achieved good ripeness in aromas and good sugar to acidity balance. The white wines are characterised by their finesse and concentration. The reds set themselves apart with their lovely colours, ripe and silky tannins and their harmonious mouthfeel

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Pale lemon yellow. Apples, citrus, cinamon and minerals nose. Fresh acidity, lively, fresh and fruity, leaner palate, fairly detailed, long. 91

  • 91p
An expressive example for Corton-Charlemagne with bright yellow colour and green hue. Complex nose with aroma reminsicent of hazelnuts and roasted lobster shells, wet chalk, elegant citrus fruit and hints of lemon zest in the background, fine oak spices. On the palate opulent with rich and creamy texture, well balanced acidity, excellent weight and length.
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Origin

Corton, Burgundy

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