Corton Grand Cru Clos du Roi 2018 Dubreuil Fontaine
Located in the Côte de Beaune, Domaine Dubreuil-Fontaine, a family owned Domaine for more than 140 years uses the noble grape varieties of Chardonnay and Pinot noir to make up its wide range of 22 appellations : starting from the fruity Bourgogne, to the lively village, from the prestigious Premier cru to the rare Grand Cru. Its vineyards cover the villages of: Pernand-Vergelesses, Aloxe-Corton and Savigny Les Beaune, Pommard, Beaune and Volnay.
Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Noir.
Tasting Notes: At first, Corton Grand Cru Clos du Roi has a bouquet of red and dark berries, as well as hints of warm earth and humus. Then, a full bodied, generous and powerful, concentrated flavours of blackberry and bilberry.
Overall, a light saline and sappy notes. Very persistent finish. The king of the range. Try as well Corton Bressandes Grand Cru from Domaine Dubreuil Fontaine.
Food Pairing Recommendations: Roasted beef fillet or pigeon, grilled prime rib, or leg of lamb.
Ageing potential: 4 to 12 years
Serving temperature: 16°C
Only 2500 bottles produced.
- Age of the vines: 35 years
- Vintage: Hand harvested with sorting.
- WineMaking: 100% destemmed fruit. Traditional winemaking in thermo-regulated stainless steel vats, twice daily punching. 17-day fermentation.
- Ageing : 18 months in oak barrel, 30% new barrels.