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Corton Grand Cru 2002

Grand Cru 2002

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 2002 : Excellent weather conditions prevailed in August and September to produce grapes of fantastic quality. Harvest commenced at the end of September, several days after the official beginning of the harvest, in order to obtain the best possible maturation. Aged in French oak for 18 months.

Tasting : Bright ruby colour. Intense aromas of cherry jam, chocolate and spices. Outstanding vanilla notes. Rounded, well-balanced and powerful. Wonderful combination of fruit flavours enhanced by delicate oak notes. Elegant tannic structure and long length.

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