2015 Corton Charlemagne

Montille; Hubert de

92Average Score
White
6x75cl
-
0 Immediate | 4 Marketplace
£460.00
Bts
-
0 Immediate | 3 Marketplace
£79.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
92
Critic Notes

Bright yellow. Licorice, crushed stone, lime and wild herbs on the nose, lifted by hints of quinine and ginger. Tactile, savory and intense, conveying terrific crushed-rock mineral definition for the vintage. Wonderfully concentrated and long, without any impression of weightiness. This wine represents a blend of 45-year-old vines and vines planted in 2007. Production here was 35 hectoliters per hectare, according to winemaker Brian Sieve. Sep 2016, www.vinous.com

Score: 92-95/100Stephen Tanzer

The 2015 Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru has a pleasant citrus, dried yellow flower, mango and basalt-scented bouquet that unfurls gradually in the glass. The palate is fresh and crisp on the entry, a more linear take on the vineyard with good tension, though I would have liked more terroir expression towards the finish. I think it will stretch its wings once in bottle. Dec 2016, www.robertparker.com

Score: 90-92/100Neal Martin
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Sub-region
Corton Charlemagne
Colour
White
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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