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Wine Domaine Jean Chartron, Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru AOC, 2012

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Tasting Notes

Color

The wine is yellow.

Taste

The rich, lingering, somewhat conservative taste of the wine has good weight, harmony and precision, perfectly integrated oak notes.

Aroma

Thick aroma of wine is filled with appealing hints of lime leaf, honeysuckle and magnolia blossoms.

Gastronomy

The wine will be a good pair of poultry dishes, soft and semi-hard cheeses.

Interesting Facts

The grapes for making wine Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru, 2012 was collected from a small (just 0.08 hectares) plot in Le Charlemagne, located not far from Pernand. The wine perfectly expresses its terroir and storage over the years become a real "imperial" wine. All white wines in Domain made the traditional way, with fermentation in oak barrels, which lasts 4-6 weeks and aging in French oak barriques of Allier, of which 10-40% are new. The ripening for 8-12 months, depending on terroir and vintage passes in cellars at a controlled temperature 12-13 ° C. Corton-Charlemagne is recommended to open five years after issuance, the whole potential of the wine storage is at least 20 years.

The current owner of Domaine Jean Chartron - Jean-Michel Chartrons is a member of the fifth generation of the famous Burgundy wine dynasty. The domain was founded in 1859 by great-grandfather, Jean-Michel named Jean-Edouard Dyupard, who was involved in winemaking and cooperage. At that time, due to a lack of underground cellars of the main part of the wine sold in barrels merchants and wine Domaine Jean Chartrons were bought mostly by German traders. The first bottled wine own production decided to Father Jean-Michel, who since the 90s of the last century has significantly increased the number of family-owned vineyards. For several years, he has acquired plots in the Corton-Charlemagne, Savigny-les-Beaune, Saint Oben and battery-Montrachet, and in 2006, rented a few vineyards in Ryuyi. Today farming processes and harvests 13 hectares of land planted with vines mostly Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Since the 80s, Jean Chartrons abandoned the use of chemical fertilizers, and his son continues to adhere to organic methods in growing grapes. He believes that in viticulture especially need to listen to nature and be sensitive land and vines. Therefore, every wine producer that has a unique character that reflects the unique characteristics of its terroir.

Features

  • Color depth: moderate
  • Body/Saturation: full-bodied
  • Serving temperature: 11-13°С
  • Website: http://www.jeanchartron.com/
  • Aging potential: 20 years
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