2017 - Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru Patrick Javillier
Colour
White
Producer
Domaine Patrick Javillier
Region
Corton-Charlemagne
Grape
Chardonnay
Drinking
2021 - 2029
Case size
6x75cl
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2017 CORTON CHARLEMAGNE GRAND CRU PATRICK JAVILLIER - 6x75cl

Colour
White
Producer
Domaine Patrick Javillier
Region
Corton-Charlemagne
Grape
Chardonnay
Drinking
2021 - 2029
Case size
6x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £1,000.07 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, January 2019

    Patrick Javillier’s Corton Charlemagne is always a favourite of ours. Slightly more mineral and more reserved than some other Corton Charlemagnes, this is bright and intense. The initial citrus and mineral characters give away to hints hazelnuts and honey. A gorgeous wine.

  • ST

    Stephen Tanzer, September 2018,
    Score: 90-92

    Pale yellow-straw. Aromas of lemon, lime, nutmeg and clove. Rich but dry and tight, showing little easy sweetness to its slightly aggressive flavors of stone fruits, spices and crushed-stone minerality. Shows a penetrating quality but this baby is still youthfully disjointed, even a touch sour on the end. Very difficult to assess with confidence today but the tight finish displays very good length.

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Producer

Domaine Patrick Javillier

Visits to Patrick Javillier’s cellars are always a delight. His enthusiasm and passion for his subject and in particular the wines of Meursault are second to none. Like all great winemakers he has his own views as to how wines should be made and the benefits of ageing both in cask and bottle and everything is thought out meticulously with this in mind. He makes wonderfully textbook wines, which for us are the most perfect reflection of the wines of Meursault. His wines have the natural exuberance that one expects from this the most exotic of the three famous white Côte de Beaune villages, whilst having a complexity of texture that only the very finest vineyards and producers ever seem to produce.

Region

Corton-Charlemagne

As legend goes, Charlemagne, king of the Franks, ordered Chardonnay planted in the vineyard of Corton during his reign in the 8th century so as he would not stain his light-coloured beard during moments of great thirst. This may be mere romantic fallacy, but what cannot be denied is the exceptional quality of this Grand Cru appellation in Aloxe Corton in the Cote de Beaune.