2011 Corton Charlemagne Jacques Prieur

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Average critic rating : 93.0 points



A pungent nose offers up notes of lemongrass, Granny Smith apples, pear, white flowers and an interesting earthy character. There is perhaps even better mid-palate density than that of the Montrachet with an almost pungent minerality to the wonderful intense and powerful flavors that possess excellent depth and superb length on the finish that is unusually succulent for a young Corton-Charlemagne. More interestingly still is that the earth shows up again on the finale as does a hint of grilled almonds. In sum, this is very impressive though I don't know that I would describe it as classic. Tasted: Jun 11, 2013. Drink: 2021+


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