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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Remi Rollin

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Corton-Charlemagne

Grape Type:

Chardonnay

Corton Charlemagne, Grand Cru, 2016

3x150cl £465.00

8 cases

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Tasting Note:

The only appellation on the Rollin estate that did not get frosted, miraculously, as neighbouring Sous Frétille was hard hit. Classy, tight and intense. Great saltiness and minerality to match the body and power. Deep, forceful yet highly energetic. The structure and power sit in support in the background rather than dominating. Forthcoming, vivid flavours of citrus, hazelnut, sea salt, lemon rind and melted brown butter. Long and lively. One of the whites of the vintage. Half of the vines face Pernand and half face Aloxe-Corton, so the vineyards are south-west to south-facing, making a very well balanced and racy Corton-Charlemagne.

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