La Pousse D'Or Corton 'Clos Du Roi' Grand Cru 2018

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"From a famous vineyard with an easterly sun exposure, the soil a mixture of clay and limestone, half of the vines were planted in 1979, the remainder in 1987. Benoit thinks the red wines of Corton are under-appreciated and under-valued, perhaps based on poorer wines once made by local négociants. Good depth of colour but far from opaque. So much more meaty substance than the Volnay, earthy, smoky, meaty. The perfume begins to emerge and certainly on tasting the sweet, ripe, cherry fruit is almost surprisingly bright, but there is that earthy, truffly character too, quite a masculine spine of tannin, but it is not at all austere or overly muscular." - 93/100, Tom Cannavan
Country: France.
Region: Burgundy.
Grapes: Pinot Noir.
Winemaking: Practising Organic. Practising Biodynamic.
ABV: 13.0%
SKU: 140242
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