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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Genot Boulanger

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Aloxe-Corton

Grape Type:

Pinot Noir

Aloxe Corton, Clos de Chapitre, 1er Cru, 2016

6x75cl £295.00

10 cases, 5 bottles

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Tasting Note:

A gripping intense and structured wine sits beneath a velvey surface. Firm but intricately woven tannins thread the earthy, mineral notes together with the dark and red hedgerow and forest berry fruit. Serious and layered, a true vin de garde. A magnificent due south-facing parcel of 50 year old vines towards the bottom of the Clos where the soil is redder clay than further up, with traces of flint and limestone. De-stalked prior to ferementation. Aged in 20% new oak barrels for 12 months followed by 6 months in tank.

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