Wine Domaine Bonneau du Martray, Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru, 2008
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Reviews of purchase Domaine Bonneau du Martray, Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru, 2008
Wine of golden color with thatched shades.
The wine has a silky texture and fresh fruit flavors with notes of white peach and citrus notes of honey and hazelnut. Long aftertaste shakes its elegance and depth.
The wine has a restrained and complex aroma, which combines the tones of citrus and minerals, subtle floral notes.
The wine goes well with seafood and fish, poultry, cheese, foie gras.
Corton-Charlemagne - a wine that looks great in young and middle age. If it has reached the 3-year mark, some experts advise to leave it for another 10 years, then it will be able to demonstrate a new stage in its development, which definitely will not disappoint! The grapes for this wine are harvested from 45 year old vines.
Corton-Charlemagne 2001 - "graceful and sensual wine with discreet aroma has medium-bodied. The wine shows an extraordinary depth, and its soft texture filled with fresh notes of talc, meniralov and pears. Expected maturity: 2005-2013" (Pierre Rovani from "The Wine Advocate).
Domain Bonneau du Martre sells only wines of Grand Cru Class. With 11 acres of continuous plot (which is rare in Burgundy) produces red and white wine Corton Corton-Charlemagne, whose specially planted 9.5 hectares of Chardonnay grapes. As a consequence of the large scope of domains, domain has a decent collection of old vintages, a rarity for these places.
The current owner Jean-Charles Le Baux de la Moriner architect by profession, in 1993 he left the old job and became manager of possession, which was one of the best in Côte d'Auray. Jean-Charles said that only sharpens the work begun by his father - Jean Les Baux de la Morinerom, who has done a lot for a domain: stopped selling wine negociant, returned all the vines of the lease began to improve drainage and erosion control.
In order to obtain a better balance in the wines of Jean-Charles severely restricts yields. To do this, he uses the "green fee", following the well-being of vines, cuts and strengthens them, and using only organic methods of feeding. The average age of the vines - 45 years. The grapes are carefully collected and sorted (ridges are not separated). The wort was divided into stainless steel tanks, 5-6 days musts transferred to oak barrels (one third of them are new, and the other summer 1-2), there occur during alcoholic fermentation and malolactic. Wine is kept on the lees for over a year, and for white wines practiced shaking sediment to their taste richer, and the structure - oily. All wines have a reputation Bonneau high style and good potential of aging.