Corton Charlemagne is the only white Grand Cru located north of Beaune and is larger than the remaining five vineyards combined. The terroir of Corton is quite different than the Grand Crus to the south, often offering wines of equal power but driven by higher acidity and minerality.
The hill of Corton offers an array of varying terroirs spread across the villages of Aloxe Corton, Pernand Vergelesses and Ladoix. Olivier Leflaive sources their fruit across each of these terroirs. The hillside is steep, well-drained and very densely planted. Yields are very low.
Wine of great finesse, its bouquet is complex: mineral fragrances, pear, spices. The attack is fresh and mineral on the palate, structured with a fine length in the mouth. A wine of great class to savour within a few years.
Ideal with foie gras, seafood such as lobster, crayfish, crab but also poultries and veal cooked in white sauce, blue c
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