Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru - dry white wine is the most famous among white wines Corton Grand Cru. It was created by the master himself worked Domain - Philippe Senart. The wine has an elegant and refined taste, and over the years, aging increases the complexity and sophistication of his character. Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru is made from grapes of Chardonnay by cold fermentation. Matured wine is 12-18 months in oak 350-liter barrels. The wine produced is very small edition - only 600 bottles. Potential storage Corton Charlemagne is 10 years.
In 1857, Jules Senart, great-grandfather of the current owner of the domain Comte Senart, became the owner of 6-acre vineyard "Clos Des Meix" in apelasone Corton (Burgundy, Côte d'Or). Eventually he founded winery expanded, and in 1988 they began to manage Philippe Senart who brought the process in wine production method of cold maceration. Today, the philosophy of organic farming professes viticulture, growing grapes without the use of herbicides and insecticides. The combination of clay and limestone soils of Côte d'Or wines Domain provides refined minerality and balanced tannins. Manual harvest whole bunches and manually sorted. The wines are aged in old farm cellars that were built by Benedictine monks and date from the XIII century. Since 2000, on the creation of wines, together with works by Philippe his daughter Lorraine, decided to follow in the footsteps of his father and continue the family business.