Aloxe Corton, Côte De Beaune

Domaine Rapet Père et Fils

Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru Chardonnay 2015

Aromatics have a lot of lemon, some white fruit but also still a clear oaky feel to it. The wine is powerful, full bodied, good acidity, nice richness and the balance is good but there is a slight alcohol dominance on the finish. Nice bottle but not great. And not the most expensive Grand Cru but I will take many Premiers crus before that, shows there are no short cuts in Burgundy.

Nez assez aromatique de fruits blancs, du citron et encore pas mal boisé. C’est puissant en bouche, beaucoup de tout, fruit, acidité, richesse mais l’équilibre est précaire avec une finale un peu alcooleuse et chaude. Bien mais pas un niveau de GC.
— 15 days ago

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Hanibal

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Ouf d'habitude c'est bon cette cuvée...à attendre peut-être ?
Mario Vaillancourt

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@Hanibal pas mauvais, finale chaude qui gachait un peu l’ensemble, mais effectivement c’est souvent bon, j’ai préféré le 2014 pas mal, j’en ai deux autres que je vais attendre!

Domaine Leroy

Aloxe-Corton Pinot Noir 2003

Cherry cola and roasted tomato on the nose. 17 year old and still a tight beauty! Still tight and beautiful. Soft gripping elegant tannins. — 19 days ago

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Love it and so damn jealous @ADAM STROMFELD and glad to see you and @Joe Lucca together

Domaine Poisot Père et Fils

Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru Chardonnay 2016

Lyle Fass
9.7

Fabooooosh! Stunning nose of spice, lifted minerals, saline, hazelnuts, baked apple pie, caramel and insane crystalline aromatic purity. Loads of wet stones. Palate is complex, concentrated and superbly mineral. This has ridiculous flavor authority and a peep intense structure that glides along the palate with its beautiful meandering elegance that meanders even more on the long finish. Incredible inner mouth florals, apples and spice with no hard edges. Amazing density and freshness and again, no hard edges. Big dry extract which makes this almost solid in your mouth, then it freshens up like nothing else. So pure, so clean and of course young. A beauty that is young but oh so promising. Incredible for its sheer cleanliness, weightlessness and sheer beauty.

After 8 hours of air this is insane. Cookie dough inner mouth aromas, insane density allied with top finesse. From 9.5 to 9.7.
— a month ago

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Domaine Parent

Corton Grand Cru Chardonnay 2016

Today was a reason to celebrate, my good friend was promoted to MD at the Big 4. Well deserved, Joe! This bottle is amazing - loads of minerality with lemon zest, lemon curd and a hint of butterscotch (although, the butterscotch may be the influence of the subsequent rating/bottle; Meursault-Perrier’s 1997) — 10 days ago

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That’s the Way to celebrate. Congratulations, Joe @ADAM STROMFELD @Kevin Ortzman @Joe Lucca
David Bettencourt

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Congrats @Joe Lucca ! Next time we can travel and you are near Denver let’s celebrate!

Bonneau du Martray

Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru Chardonnay 2003

Young but developed quickly with air. Remarkable wine — 12 days ago

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Bouchard Aîné et Fils

Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru Chardonnay 2006

Lovely stone fruits, smoke and minerality. Has solid structure. Delicious. — 17 days ago

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Domaine Jean Chartron

Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru Chardonnay 2017

I was loth to open this so early, but so worth it. Candied ginger, vanilla, lemon oil, sweet tangerine, floral perfume, so aromatically complex. On the palate, fantastic acidity, more lemon oil, tangerine oil, pickled ginger, cardamom, off the charts density, and a fantastic finish, showing some white pepper and then building juiciness. — 14 days ago

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Vincent Girardin

Corton Bressandes Grand Cru Pinot Noir 1999

Excellent and ready with a decant. — 8 days ago

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Domaine Chandon de Briailles

Les Bressandes Corton Grand Cru Pinot Noir 2010

Love this. Lots of life left. Perfect with grilled swordfish. Happy Friday all! — 17 days ago

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Domaine Follin-Arbelet

Les Vercots Aloxe-Corton 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2015

Mushrooms and leather on nose. Medium body, dry, mild acidity. Raspberries and plums on palate. Drink now, don’t age. Vive la France! — 20 days ago

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