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Corton Grand Cru "Le Clos du Roi" - 2018 - François de Nicolay

Domaine Chandon de Briailles

A wine of great finesse and power, black fruit notes and strong mineral character. Such an exceptional vintage that it would be a shame not to wait a short decade before starting to taste it... Patience!

75 cl
Original features
Corton Grand Cru
Degree of alcohol
13 %
To drink from
2026 to 2040
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Pinot Noir from 48-year-old vines farmed biodynamically and planted on clay-limestone soils on a 44.7-ares plot at an altitude of 320 metres, at the top of the Corton hillside, next to the Corton-Charlemagne hills. All the ploughing is done with horses, with yields of 20hl/ha. Vinification is respectful of the grapes: two weeks of maceration of whole bunches in conical wooden vats, 18 months of maturation on the lees in 228-litre oak barrels. Bottled without fining or filtration, and only a micro-dose of sulphur.

François de Nicolay

François de Nicolay

François de Nicolay, child of the ‘70 vintage and head of Domaine Chandon de Briailles, today embodies the renewal of this historic estate, straddling the line between modernity and respect for tradition. A family property since 1834, located four kilometres north of Beaune, the estate extends over 13.7 ha in the communes of Savigny-Lès-Beaune, Pernand-Vergelesses and Aloxe-Corton. After...

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