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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Bonneau du Martray

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Corton-Charlemagne

Grape Type:

Chardonnay

Corton Charlemagne, Grand Cru, 2017

6x75cl £1,055.00

10 cases

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Tasting Note:

A racy and tense Bonneau du Martray Corton with fresh notes of lime juice and salt crystals with some underlying nutty richness. Adolescent as you would expect at this stage from tank, crispy and with a tannic edge to the ripe fruit, but all the elements are there to suggest an excellent Corton-Charlemagne. The blend comprises three equally-sized blocks: Haut Rollin at the top of the hill facing west in “En Charlemagne” where the soil is poor and the wine mineral; Grande Plante which is south-south-west facing mid slope in “Le Charlemagne”, this is the heart of the blend; and Les Latours which is the bottom of Le Charlemagne facing south which adds flesh and density. Aged in a third new oak.

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