Corton En Charlemagne Grand Cru Red

Corton En Charlemagne Grand Cru Red

One of the very few red wines produced from the “Charlemagne” area which is normally devoted to Chardonnay. Considered a curiosity and abundant with charm and enthusiasm. A real treat !!

Production: 2 000 bottles

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  • GRAPE : Pinot Noir
  • SURFACE : 1 acre
  • AGE OF THE VINES : 40 years
  • VINTAGE : hand harvested
  • WINEMAKING : Cold temperature pre-fermentation vinification
  • AGING : 18 months in oak barrels. 30% new barrels
  • SERVICE : 16°
  • TASTING : Ruby red colour with brownish reflections.
    Very pleasant and frank, our Corton en Charlemagne combines suppleness and mellowness with a more full-bodied sensation which arouses the taste buds.
  • FOOD AND WINE : Poultry: guinea fowl, pigeon, chicken, quail, capon
    Game and poultry terrines.
    Cheese made from cow’s milk
  • CUSTODY : Red Grand Cru produced from a terroir usually for white wine (Chardonnay), this Corton is very similar in style to Volnay. Best aged between 2 to 3 years in cellar.