Corton-charlemagne Grand Cru 2014 A.bichot
With an attractive pale golden robe embellished with green reflections, our Corton Charlemagne takes on more amber
yellow shades with aging.
Of infinite delicateness, the bouquet expresses buttery notes, oven-baked apple, citrus fruit, pineapple, limewood,
juniper, cinnamon and flint. Hints of honey are also frequent.
The concentration, distinction and balance of the chardonnay here is pleasantly surprising. The finale is complex and
Savour this Grand Cru with shellfish such as lobster, crayfish or crab, fish as well as certian white meats, poultry cooked
in cream and blue cheeses. The minerality and full-body of our Corton Charlemagne is particularly excellent with foie
Serving and keeping
Serve at 12°C to 14°C (53°F - 57°F)
Laying down: This wine will reach its potential after several years' ageing. Lay down for 7 to 10 years or more.
Work in the vineyards
The planting density in this vineyard is 10,000 vines/ha. They are single Guyot trained, a pruning method that is well
adapted to the Chardonnay grape. Such high density is an integral part of our approach to as it encourages competition
between vine stocks, naturally limiting yields per vine and ensuring higher aromatic concentration in each bunch of
Albert Bichot gives special importance to respect for the terroir. The soil is maintained in a sustainable way through
judicious working of the soil which is fertilized with organic matter to bring out the best of the terroir. We also encourage
manual labour in the vineyards (thinning of the leaves when necessary, trellising, disbudding) which is particularly helpful
in boosting the vines' resistance.
Item code: 001004183
- Maison Albert Bichot
- Cote De Beaune