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Corton Charlemagne Quintessence Vincent Girardin Burgundy 2006

External Review by Morrell & Company:

Wonderfully silky and suave on entry, then large-scaled and fine-grained, with extraordinarily rich fruit and mineral flavors spreading out horizontally to dust every square millimeter of the palate. Perhaps most impressive today on the extremely long, tactile, slow-mounting finish, which shows more generosity of flavor than the regular Corton-Charlemagne but will nonetheless require patience.

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Color: White
Varietal: Chardonnay
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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 Quintessence Vincent Girardin Burgundy

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Source: Morrell & Company
10/20/2008

Wonderfully silky and suave on entry, then large-scaled and fine-grained, with extraordinarily rich fruit and mineral flavors spreading out horizontally to dust every square millimeter of the palate. Perhaps most impressive today on the extremely long, tactile, slow-mounting finish, which shows more generosity of flavor than the regular Corton-Charlemagne but will nonetheless require patience.



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