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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Genot-Boulanger

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Corton

Grape Type:

Chardonnay

Corton Charlemagne, Grand Cru, 2017

6x75cl £700.00

6 cases

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Tasting Note:

A larger-scale wine than the Premiers Crus. Sumptuous and full with a pliable minerality adding some spark to the buttery, mirabelle, honeysuckle and peach fruit that finishes with a sweet spice twist. Sensual and flavoursome, profound but energetic with it. This is from a small parcel of 0.29 ha in “Le Charlemagne” that was planted in 1940, facing south-west. The soils here are marney limestone, shallow and with a stony top soil.

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