Corton Charlemagne Magnum

2016 Corton Charlemagne Magnum De Montille

  • Classification:
    Grand cru
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  • Appellation:
    Corton Charlemagne
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  • Packaging:
    OC x 3
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Wine Critics Notes:

Allen Meadows - Score: 91-93 (43252)

Strong reduction dominates the fruit at present. Otherwise there is excellent richness to the succulent but punchy and powerful flavors that possess a sleek muscularity as well as ample minerality that really comes up on the long if slightly rustic finish which is unusual for this wine.

Vinous - Score: 91 (43344)

Ripe stone fruits complemented by nutty nuances on the nose. Plush and fine-grained, with its stone fruit flavors currently overshadowed by nuts, earth and salty minerality. Rich and mouthfilling for young Corton-Charlemagne but I don't find quite the verve or grip shown by a barrel sample a year ago. Incidentally, the acidity here is 3.8 grams per liter, as with the Cailleret.