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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Génot Boulanger

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Corton Charlemagne

Grape Variety:

Chardonnay

Corton Charlemagne, Grand Cru, 2020

3x1.5L £900.00

5 cases Equiv. £300.00 per bottle

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6x75cl £880.00

5 cases Equiv. £146.67 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

Larger framed than the Folatiere, but everything is kept in fine proportion. This is grand in scale, with the dimension, complexity and fluidity to pull it off. Voluptuous, buttery, wild honey and stone fruit characteristics with a firm citrus and tannic backbone reinforcing the glorious fruit. Deep, powerful yet, so effortless and flowing. Fully deserving of its Grand Cru status, this is the most impressive Corton we tasted in 2020. This is from a small parcel of 0.29ha in "Le Charlemagne" at the top of the hill that was planted in 1940, facing south west. The soils here are marney limestone, and shallow with a stony top soil.

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