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Bonneau Du Martray Corton-Charlemagne 2011 750ml

Rated 94 - #30 Wine of 2013 - A classic Corton-Charlemagne with lifted floral notes and toasted nuts adding to the wine's complex flavour profile....
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Faiveley Corton Charlemagne Gc 2012 750ml

Rated 93-96 - Very hazy. Lovely perfume of pear, apple, spices and metallic minerality, complicated by a medicinal nuance. Juicy, spicy and light...
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Louis Latour Corton Charlemagne 2011 750ml

Rated 92 - An intense, concentrated style, with a mineral streak underlining the peach, apple, lemon and spice flavors. This is linear, showing...
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Maison Champy Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru 2011 750ml

Rated 92 - Rich, laced with lemon, peach, apple and vanilla flavors. Juicy and harmonious, with a stony feel on the finish. Combines power and...

Chardonnay Corton Charlemagne Cote De Beaune

Of all the white wine grape varietals, surely the one which has spread the furthest and is most widely appreciated is the Chardonnay. This green skinned grape is now grown all over the Old and New Worlds, from New Zealand to the Americas, from England to Chile, and is one of the first varietals people think of when considering white wine grapes. Perhaps this is because of its huge popularity which reached a peak in the 1990s, thanks to new technologies combining with traditional methods to bring the very best features out of the Chardonnay grape, and allow its unique qualities to shine through. Most fine Chardonnay wines use a process known as malolactic fermentation, wherein the malic acids in the grape juice are converted to lactic acids, allowing a creamier, buttery nature to come forward in the wine. No grape varietal is better suited to this process than Chardonnay, which manages to balance these silky, creamy notes with fresh white fruit flavors beautifully.
The beautifully and unforgettable French region of Cote De Beaune has been revered throughout the centuries, and recognized as one of the key producer's of the world's finest white wines. The region is highly respected as an excellent producer of Chardonnay wines, and the Chardonnay grapes which grow there, on the southern slopes of the Cote d'Or, are packed full of the unique and powerful characteristics of this very special terroir. Interestingly, Cote De Beaune produces more red wine than white wine, despite its white wines being so famous. The red wines of Cote De Beaune are mainly made from Pinot Noir, but are relatively very light and fruity in their character, perfect for sipping on a warm, sunny day alongside a wide range of foods.