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Corton Grand Cru 1998

Grand Cru 1998

Grape Variety : Pinot Noir

Soil : Clay and limestone

Site : The area of production is located on the hill of Corton, on a mid slope facing East above the villages of Aloxe Corton and Ladoix Serrigny.

The Vintage 1998 : Harvest took place at the end of September after a late Summer. It was as a whole homogeneous. Aging in cask during 12 months.

Tasting : Bright ruby colour. Intense aromas of cooked red fruit with a hint of spice. Outstanding vanilla note. Ample, well-balanced and well-structured. Good aromatic combination enhanced by a very refined oak note. Elegant tannic structure. Good persistence.

Food pairing : It is perfectly matched with red meat grilled or en sauce and all cheeses, especially the local cheeses like Epoisses or Citeaux.