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Corton Vergennes Grand Cru

Les Exceptionnels / Corton Vergennes Grand Cru

«Whoever knows how to taste wine never again drinks it, but discovers its secrets». Salvador Dalí

It is strict and careful work with the vines, exemplary, meticulous ageing of the wines and remarkable care and know-how that mean that unique terroirs can produce «les exceptionnels», exceptional wines. This range is a selection of Grands Crus with respect for their unique value.

  • Terroir

    Appellation: The Corton mountain spread over 3 communes, Ladoix-Serrigny, Aloxe-Corton and Pernand-Vergelesses is home to Corton, the only red Grand Cru of the Côte de Beaune.

    Did you know ?
    The appellation may change depending on whether the plots are planted with Pinot Noir (Corton followed by the name of the climate) or Chardonnay (Corton-Charlemagne / Charlemagne).

    Soil: Pebbly, brown limestone rich in marl

  • Varietals

    100% Pinot Noir

  • Vinification

    Harvest: The grapes are cut and sorted by hand.

    Vinification: The grapes are destemmed and placed for 2 to 4 days in stainless steel tanks for pre-fermentation maceration. The vinification is done in oak barrels.

    Ageing: Ageing in oak barrels for 10 to 14 months.

  • Tasting notes

    The ruby colour is brilliant and elegant.
    The nose of red fruits with a touch of iris is opulent and pleasant.
    The palate is fine with elegant tannins that offer a beautiful and tasty length. An astonishing wine which is well within its appellation and worked with talent.

  • Food pairing

    Coq au vin, Veal liver, duck breast, pasta with truffles

  • Aeging and Service Temperature

    Service temperature: between 14°C and 16°C

    Ageing potential: This wonderful wine needs time to develop, between 4 and 12 years.

  • Awards

    2016: 93 pts - Wine Enthusiast
    2016: 17/20 - Jancis Robinson
    2015: 94 pts - Wine Enthusiast
    2015: 17/20 - Jancis Robinson
    2015: 15,5/20 - Guide Bettane & Desseauve
    2014: 93 pts - Wine Enthusiast
    2012: 92 pts - Wine Enthusiast
    2012: 92 pts - Burghound
    2011: 91 pts - Wine Enthusiast

Corton Vergennes Grand Cru