2018 - Pernand Vergelesses 1er Cru Ile des Vergelesses Chandon de Briailles
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Chandon de Briailles
Region
Pernand-Vergelesses
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2022 - 2035
Case size
12x75cl
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2018 PERNAND VERGELESSES 1ER CRU ILE DES VERGELESSES CHANDON DE BRIAILLES - 12x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Chandon de Briailles
Region
Pernand-Vergelesses
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2022 - 2035
Case size
12x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £602.14 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, December 2019

    Again 80% whole bunch fruit, these vines are a little higher up the slopes, with less clay and more limestone, which contributes to the gorgeous bright red fruits. This wine is so full of life, it has such energy and excitement. The tannins are a little tight but serve to take the wine to a further dimension. Huge potential.

  • NM

    Neal Martin, January 2020,
    Score: 91-93

    The 2018 Pernand-Vergelesses Ile de Vergelesses 1er Cru comes from mid-slope, east-facing vines on limestone-clay soils. This offers more clarity and delineation than the Les Vergelesses, with vivid red cherry and crushed strawberry fruit. The palate is medium-bodied with fine-grained tannins, quite saline and a little spicier than the Vergelesses, with a longer tail on the finish. This is superb. What you might call proper red Burgundy! 2022 - 2038

  • BURG

    Burghound, April 2020,
    Score: 90-92

    This is at once fresher and cooler with its airy nose of intensely floral-suffused aromas of red and dark raspberry. There is even better vibrancy to the detailed and stony middle weight flavors that also possess good depth and persistence on the finish that flashes a similar hint of sweetness. Outstanding. Drink 2028+

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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

Pernand-Vergelesses

With its neighbours, Ladoix Serrigny and Aloxe-Corton, Pernand Vergelesses has its own village and premier cru appellations but shares the two grand crus: Corton, a red made from Pinot Noir, and Corton Charlemagne, a white made from Chardonnay. The limestone marl soil is well-suited to growing Chardonnay and the resulting white wines are crisp and mineral with a good capacity for ageing. Pinot Noir is planted in areas of redder iron-rich soil and the best vineyards produce charmingly soft red wines with classic notes of raspberries and violets.