Corton Bressandes Grand Cru

Corton Bressandes Grand Cru

Finesse prevails over power. More a lady’s wine than the Clos Du Roi : roundness and elegance are its prior characteristics. The Queen of the Cortons.

Production : 2000 bottles

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  • GRAPE : Pinot noir
  • SURFACE : 1.58 acres
  • AGE OF THE VINES : 20 years
  • VINTAGE : hand harvested
  • WINEMAKING : Cold temperature pre-fermentation vinification. 100% whole grape bunches depend of the vintage
  • AGING : 18 months in oak barrels. 65% new barrels
  • SERVICE : 16°
  • TASTING : Great character. Both powerfully structured and velvety, it flatters the palate with a delicate touch of sweetness. A true wonder !
  • FOOD AND WINE : Poultry: guinea fowl, pigeon, chicken, quail.
    Game and poultry terrines.
    Cheese made from cow’s milk
  • CUSTODY : This Corton will be delightful after 5 or 6 years’ in the cellar, but can equally be kept for a further 10 years for those who manage to wait