Corton "Clos du Roi", Chandon de Briailles
Organic

Corton "Clos du Roi", Chandon de Briailles - 2011

Item # 24217 750mL
$169.96/ Single Bottle
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Color
Red
Vintage
Country
Region
Sub-Region
Appellation/Village
Aloxe-Corton
Grape Variety

Production Methods

Organic

Organic

Biodynamic

Wine made from grapes grown organically using natural composting techniques and special preparations of herbal sprays while following the astronomical calendar.


Tasting Notes

A wine with several years of bottle age that allows for finer tannins given the intensity due to low yields. The vineyard is high on a hillside, very steeply planted with soils based on clay and limestone. Complex with finesse and noble aromas.


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About the Producer

Domaine Chandon de Briailles Savigny-les-Beaune, Burgundy France Domaine Chandon de Briailles has been owned by the same family since 1834. The celebrated winery has familial ties to Moët and Chandon in Champagne, and now is run by the Count Aymard-Claude de Nicolay and his wife, the Countess, Nadine. Currently, Nadine and their youngest daughter, Claude are in charge, with the help of their...

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