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Corton-Bressandes Grand Cru 2010

2010

Terroir

Situated on the hill where the Grands Crus of Corton are located. The south-east facing vineyards and slight slope ensure perfect ripening.This sun exposure, combined with stony clay-limestone soil, is conducive to early ripening whatever the weather during the growing season.

Vinification

The grapes were handpicked into small crates, then sorted and totally destemmed. The wine stayed on the skins for 19 days in temperature-controlled open oak vats. Pigeage (punching down the cap) was done twice a day during alcoholic fermentation.100% malolactic fermentationThe wine was aged entirely in oak barrels.Duration of barrel ageing : 20 months

Features

Intense ruby red with dark purple reflections. Smoky, tobacco and leather notes evolving into ripe and fresh black fruit. Dense with pulpy and crunchy fruit flavours and a touch of liquorice. Elegant tannins and generous finish.

Other information

The description of this product is currently only available in french.

Details

Producer

Domaine Jacques Prieur

Category

Red

Grapes

100 % Pinot noir

Country / Region

France, Bourgogne

Appellation

Corton-Bressandes

Size

750ml

Degree of alcohol

13.3%

Available in these provinces

  • Quebec

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