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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Genot Boulanger

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Aloxe Corton

Grape Variety:

Pinot Noir

Aloxe Corton, Clos de Chapitre, 1er Cru, 2018

6x75cl £310.00

10 cases Equiv. £51.67 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

One of the domaine's flagship wines. A silky, persistent, expansive quality here. A slowly sprawling array of flavours gradually cover the palate - damson, cherry and strawberry. Deft, suave and detailed with a sumptuous feel yet with a power and richness sitting not too far in the background. Grace and stature in equal measure. A magnificent 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 fermentation. Aged in 20% new oak barrels for 12 months followed by six months in tank.

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