2011 - Corton Bressandes Grand Cru Chandon de Briailles
09B1CBCB _ 2011 - Corton Bressandes Grand Cru Chandon de Briailles - 12x75cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Chandon de Briailles
Region
Corton
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2016 - 2028
Case size
12x75cl
Available Now

2011 CORTON BRESSANDES GRAND CRU CHANDON DE BRIAILLES - 12x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Chandon de Briailles
Region
Corton
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2016 - 2028
Case size
12x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £896.14 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, December 2012

    An exceptional Corton, Bressandes is always my favourite on the hillside. Its naturally wild dark blackberry fruit flavours, weighted and grainy tannins and soft acidity typify everything that this famous appellation is all about. This is a definite in my cellar this year!

  • BURG

    Burghound,
    Score: 92-94

    This is more aromatically elegant than the Maréchaudes with an airy nose of various red berries along with moderate amounts of spice, floral and earth nuances. There is more tension if not more size and weight to the delicious mineral-inflected flavors that possess a lovely vibrancy, all wrapped in a tight and persistent but not especially austere finish. Indeed this is relatively approachable in the context of the appellation yet it should also age very well if desired. Drink 2024

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Producer

Domaine Chandon de Briailles

The sibling team at this stunning domaine (Francois and Claude de Nicolay) is most definitely a winning one. Their biggest influence has been to convert the estate firstly to organic and now to biodynamic methods of viticulture and vinification. The wines focus on sensual flavours and refinement, these are not powerful, but the aged vines allow for wines of extraordinary texture and complexity.

Region

Corton

The Grands Crus of Corton, a red made from Pinot Noir, and Corton Charlemagne, a white made from Chardonnay are shared between Aloxe-Corton, Ladoix Serrigny and Pernand Vergelesses. The vines for both are planted on the hillsides underneath the plateau of Corton's woodland forest. The majorityof Pinot Noir is planted in the southern and eastern sector where the soil is naturally rich with red iron clay giving additional body and power. Overall, the wines from these areas tend to be fruit forward and fleshy with a balance of round edges and fine concentration.