Corton wines are rich, powerful and more complete than the little brother Aloxe-Corton. It is fleshy, racy and generous with excellent conservation potential combining power and finesse. Young, it remains on notes of spicy fruit, blackcurrant kirsch then evolves, as it ages, on aromas of undergrowth, truffles and leather. Due to the high age of the vines this wine has an incomparable fat; to be enjoyed between 4 and 15 years old.
It accompanies the duck with orange, beautiful meats in sauce, hare stew, hazelnut deer, mature cheeses.
Once again there is a subtle application of wood framing the much earthier and more somber dark berry aromas that still manage to retain an appealing freshness. The lavishly rich yet muscular big-bodied flavors that possess a velvety mouth feel before concluding in a less mineral-driven but more powerful finish that is a bit less youthfully austere than it usually is. This too should age effortlessly though it appears as though it will be accessible after only 5 to 7.
93pts. Corton wines are rich, powerful and more complete than the little brother Aloxe-Corton. It is..
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