2006 Bonneau du Martray - Corton-Charlemagne 750ml

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2006 Bonneau du Martray - Corton-Charlemagne
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Reviews For This Wine


 
Jancis Robinson | 17.5

Sweet, tight nose. A little raw. Still very fresh and wild. Gritty texture. Very alive. But not nearly ready to charm.

Drink Dates: 2012-2022
Author: Jancis Robinson


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Score: 93
Author: Stephen G41
Trust Rating: 96
Tasted On: 11/06/2013
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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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