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Corton Charlemagne Girardin Quintessence Grand Cru Cote de Beaune 2004

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

(from old vines on the Aloxe-Corton side of this grand cru) Musky, leesy, ineffable aromas of pineapple, apple, flowers, minerals, nut oil and charred oak. Almost painfully intense and bright but wonderfully ripe and not hard. Like the Chevalier, t... Stephen Tanzer's IWC. A Chardonnay wine from Burgundy in France. 2004 Girardin, Vincent Quintessence de Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru 750ml

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Vincent Girardin:
Styled by Vincent Girardin, his white wines display their quality in finesse, their aromatic purety, and the harmony between richness and vibrancy. Vincent’s red wines are profound and intense, balancing the tannins and the ripe fruit. These wines demonstrate fullness of structure, with unmistakable grandeur, without any astringency. Success in winemaking requires a rigour and attention to det... Read more
Styled by Vincent Girardin, his white wines display their quality in finesse, their aromatic purety, and the harmony between richness and vibrancy. Vincent’s red wines are profound and intense, balancing the tannins and the ripe fruit. These wines demonstrate fullness of structure, with unmistakable grandeur, without any astringency. Success in winemaking requires a rigour and attention to detail at all times for each individual wine. Because each wine has its own specific characteristics, the right technical decisions by the winemaker are essential. Read less

External Reviews for Corton Charlemagne Girardin Quintessence Grand Cru Cote de Beaune

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
07/12/2011

(from old vines on the Aloxe-Corton side of this grand cru) Musky, leesy, ineffable aromas of pineapple, apple, flowers, minerals, nut oil and charred oak. Almost painfully intense and bright but wonderfully ripe and not hard. Like the Chevalier, t... Stephen Tanzer's IWC. A Chardonnay wine from Burgundy in France. 2004 Girardin, Vincent Quintessence de Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/28/2010

Green apple, wood spice and brown butter notes introduce incredibly intense, huge and very ripe flavors that drive though to an explosive and palate staining finish. This is a big wine carrying plenty of wood yet there is a good chance that it will s... Burghound. A Chardonnay wine from Burgundy in France. 2004 Girardin, Vincent Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/14/2013

Green apple, wood spice and brown butter notes introduce incredibly intense, huge and very ripe flavors that drive though to an explosive and palate staining finish. This is a big wine carrying plenty of wood yet there is a good chance that it will s... Burghound. A Chardonnay wine from Burgundy in France. 2004 Girardin, Vincent Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru 375ml



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