2000 Bonneau du Martray - Corton-Charlemagne 750ml

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2000 Bonneau du Martray - Corton-Charlemagne
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Reviews For This Wine


 
Burghound | 92

The purity of the nose is stunning with simply gorgeous and fine aromas of green apples, melon and a hint of apricot plus obvious minerality and there is a certain resemblance here to a great grand cru Chablis. The flavors offer a unique texture of opulence, finesse and an incredible stoniness that is focused like a laser beam. There is exceptionally good harmony here as the balance is impeccable. This is a stunner for terroir freaks as this is a reference standard example of classic Corton-Charlemagne. In short, this is class in a glass.

Drink Dates: 2008-2015
Issue: Issue 11

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Jancis Robinson | ??

Tastes a bit leaner than the Meursault, and the magnum from which my glass was poured tasted very slightly oxidised. Lively and racy but without the density one expects from Grand Cru white burgundy. Other magnums may have been more impressive?

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Author: Jancis Robinson


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Wine Advocate | 94

Shame on me! I vastly under-rated this estate's 2000 Corton-Charlemagne in my barrel assessment a year ago (originally scored 88-90). The finest wine I've ever tasted from this famed domaine, it reveals a rich nose of ripe pears, buttered hazelnuts, and minerals. Medium-bodied, lush, intense, and satin-textured, it has exceptional balance, refinement, and a stupendously long finish. While it is not the most powerful Corton-Charlemagne, it has superb focus, detail, and seamlessness. Toast, spices, pears, and ripe apples can be found throughout its complex character. If this wine continues to improve in the bottle as it did in the final months of elevage, it will be completely mind-boggling.

Drink Dates: 2005-2016
Author: Pierre Rovani
Issue: 146

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Wine Spectator | 95

Beautiful white Burgundy, incredibly ripe yet very pure and showing lovely mineral character. Some toasted oak, but mostly ripe pear, tropical and lime notes. Full-bodied, it sings on the palate to a long, long juicy and sweet finish. 3,200 cases made.

Drink Dates: 2003-2012
Author: Per-Henrik Mansson


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Score: 94
Author: marv
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 06/25/2014
Late
Score: 91
Author: gotwine
Trust Rating: 86
Tasted On: 05/24/2012
Score: 90
Author: flavio
Trust Rating: 95
Tasted On: 04/09/2011
Drink Dates: 2011
Score: 90
Author: hedben
Trust Rating: 97
Tasted On: 12/13/2010
Very dry. Improved in the glass,very balanced but had expeeted more.Will improve. Recommend this one is decanted 1 hour before consumption.
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Author: Confrerie
Tasted On: 08/20/2010
Wine bad - over the hill
More Vintages and Sizes of Bonneau du Martray - Corton-Charlemagne:

2012 (750ml)
2011 (750ml)
2003 (750ml)

About This Producer


With vineyards donated by Emperor Charlemagne himself on the most desirable stretch of the Corton hill, Domain Bonneau Du Martray remains the largest single holding of the Charlemagne climate. It is the one and only domaine in Burgundy to produce exclusively Grand Cru wines and one of the finest white wine producers in the Cote D'Or. The estate's ownership has only changed hands three times since 775 with the current proprietor, Jean-Charles le Bault de la Monriere, taking over for his father in 1994.

The unique feature of the 9.5-hectare contiguous block of land is the orientation of the vines. Facing west and southwest at their altitude, the growing season is longer, which lends the wines greater complexity. As well as crafting perhaps Burgundy's most majestic Corton-Charlemagne, Bonneau Du Martray also produces a small amount of Grand Cru red Corton.

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