2009 Vincent Girardin - Corton-Renardes (Vieilles Vignes) 750ml

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Professional Reviews For This Wine


International Wine Cellar | Rating: 90

Palish red. Rather hermetic nose hints at redcurrant, cherry, menthol and mint. A dense, saline midweight, but in a shell today, showing some redcurrant fruit and good concentration but limited nuance. Finishes with dusty tannins and good length. Perhaps I caught this in an awkward stage.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 161

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Average rating: 90, based on 1 reviews

Collector Data For This Wine

7 bottles owned by 2 collectors.

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About This Producer


Styled by Vincent Girardin, these white wines display their quality in finesse, aromatic purity, and harmony between richness and vibrancy. Girardins red wines are profound and intense, balancing tannin and ripe fruit. Vincent Girardin started in 1982 with just two hectares of vineyards. After assuming responsibility for his father's vineyards and exhibiting uncanny business acumen, he turned Girardin into a flourishing Domaine (owned vineyards) and micro-negociant (purchased fruit) enterprise. The Domaine was originally based in Santenay, but in 2002 Girardin moved the operation to Meursault. This new cuverie is testimony to his dedication to skillfully melding traditional vineyard management with modern, efficient winemaking.


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Wine Varietal: Pinot Noir


Notorious for its fickle growing patterns, Pinot Noir vines prefer long, cool growing conditions and tend to mutate easily, leaving behind numerous clones and inconsistent flavor profiles. Although it is one of the three major varieties used in Champagne production, Burgundy is the traditional home of Pinot Noir. The 30-mile stretch of hills known as the Cote d'Or is valued as the world's premier production area. Pinot Noir is planted all over the world. In the United States, Sonoma, the Russian River Valley, Carneros and the Willamette Valley produce top-notch wines from this variety. Other notable countries include New Zealand, Australia, and Chile. Typical descriptors for Pinot Noir include strawberry, raspberry, cherry, mushroom, and meaty notes.

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