Domaine de Montille - Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru - white - 2019 - 750 ml
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WHAT THE CRITICS ARE SAYING
“Pale primrose, less reductive. The fruit expands gorgeously on the palate, as well as the nose, very expressive and absolutely fruit driven. No bananas, plenty of ripe citrus fruit, plenty of stones. Textbook Corton-Charlemagne from a sunny vintage.” 93-96 points, Jasper Morris
The domaine sat on a veritable treasure, which at the time, was not recognised for its inherent value. Musigny, Bonnes Mares, Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru 'les Amoureuses'...in total, 17 hectares of magnificent terroir, planted with Pinot Noir in the Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune. Though today these parcels make wine lovers and winemakers swoon, they were sold off as and when the family's financial situation dictated. Little by little, the ancestors chipped away at the domaine. If the family tradition demanded that the men should embrace a career in law, the arrival of Hubert de Montille marked a turning of the page. He decided to stop this erosion and take over the Domaine - which had already been reduced to its smallest size of barely 3 hectares.
Surface area: 17 hectares
Production: 414 cases (2,484 bottles)
% New barrels: 20%