2020 - Aloxe Corton 1er Cru Les Fournières Tollot-Beaut
09C0ACFGTB6PK _ 2020 - Aloxe Corton 1er Cru Les Fournières Tollot-Beaut - 6x75cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Tollot-Beaut et Fils
Region
Aloxe-Corton
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2024 - 2036
Case size
6x75cl
En Primeur

2020 ALOXE CORTON 1ER CRU LES FOURNIÈRES TOLLOT-BEAUT - 6x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Tollot-Beaut et Fils
Region
Aloxe-Corton
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2024 - 2036
Case size
6x75cl
En Primeur
In Bond
Case price £279.00 (Ex. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, December 2021

    The stony soil of this vineyard contributes to a bright and racy style of Pinot Noir. This is vibrant and fresh, with flavours of raspberry and tayberry. It has an almost crunchy character to it, which enhances the Pinot Noir purity. Quite simply a very pretty cuvée.

  • NM

    Neal Martin, December 2021,
    Score: 89-91

    The 2020 Aloxe-Corton Les Fournières 1er Cru is ripe and juicy on the nose: strawberry and raspberry, the oak here more pronounced compared to the Les Vercots. The palate is medium-bodied with ripe, saturated tannins and again, here, I find the new oak more pronounced and perhaps just detracting a little from its delineation and mineralité on the finish. Yet once that is flly subsumed, this could turn into quite a substantial Aloxe-Corton. Drink 2025 - 2038

  • JAM

    Jasper Morris MW, Janaury 2022,
    Score: 87-89

    Ripe mid-purple, with a little bit more class to the nose than Vercots (fortunately). Red and black fruit together, the tannins are firm again, the acidity a little less evident, with fair length. This should make a sound, if not refined, pinot.

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Producer

Domaine Tollot-Beaut et Fils

The wines of Tollot-Beaut are some of the best we taste every vintage. Uncomplicated, pure and fresh, they epitomize everything that we love about wines from the Côte de Beaune. In addition, their fleshiness and approachability makes them perfect for cynics who claim that Burgundy is not their cup of tea. The 22-hectare domaine has been family-owned for years. Today, the young, friendly and exceptionally bright Nathalie Tollot manages the domaine with her cousins. The wines are vinified fairly traditionally. About 40% of the crop is de-stemmed, though this varies depending on vintage. The wines are fermented in open-top wooden vats before being aged in oak barrels that are 10-50% new. Very lightly fined and filtered before bottling, the resulting wines are often opulent with noticeable density, always clean and superbly pure. Just wonderful Burgundy.

Region

Aloxe-Corton

With its neighbours, Ladoix Serrigny and Pernand Vergelesses, Aloxe-Corton 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 vines for both are planted on the hillsides underneath the plateau of Corton's woodland forest. The majority of Pinot Noir is planted in thesouthern and eastern sector where the soil is naturally rich with red iron clay giving additional body and power. Overall, the wines from Aloxe-Corton tend to be fruit forward and fleshy with a balance of round edges and fine concentration.