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2002 Corton Charlemagne

Domaine Leroy

95Average Score
flagBurgundy / France
White

Domaine Leroy’s only white, the 2002 Corton-Charlemagne, reveals a nose of fresh herbs, spices, minerals, linden, and stones. Magnificently fresh and medium-bodied, this wine exhibits great concentration to its stone, mineral, and pear-flavored character. Like many young wines from this terroir, it is youthfully austere, yet exhibits a depth of fruit, balance, and an extraordinarily long finish of exceptional quality. Admirers of Madame Leroy’s Corton-Charlemagne will be interested to know that she says that she barely presses the grapes and never performs a decanting off of gros lees (debourbage).||Note: This estate’s 2002s are not yet released. The above estimate is based on the prices of the 2001s, taking into account that the dollar has significantly dropped. Wine Advocate.June, 2004

Pierre Rovani    Score: 95/100

Bts-0 Immediate | 5 Marketplace£8,786.00
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