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Follin Arbelet




Corton Charlemagne

Grape Variety:


Corton Charlemagne, Grand Cru, 2020

6x75cl £660.00

5 cases Equiv. £110.00 per bottle

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3x1.5L £675.00

5 cases Equiv. £225.00 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

This is a vivid, haunting Corton Charlemagne that dances and shimmers across the palate. The change in plot that took effect in 2016 has transformed this cuvee. While there are layers and layers of tightly packed, Grand Cru flavour here, there is great levity – a lesson in bigger doesn’t necessarily mean better and that finely wrought detail is a wonderful thing. Flowers garland fine white fleshed fruits, a touch of peach, crushed stones and raw nuts. Very delicious indeed. Since 2016 this is now from a south facing parcel in Le Charlemagne, adjacent to his Corton Pinot vines. Very different from Follin's Cortons pre 2016 which came from more Pinot Noir orientated soils.

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