Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru, Domaine Patrick Javillier

Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru, Domaine Patrick Javillier

Region
Burgundy, France
Vintage:
2008
Producer:
Patrick Javillier
Grapes:
Chardonnay
Wine Description:

A top quality Corton Charlemagne from the exceptional Patrick Javillier. Fabulous, exotic, oily fruits on the nose with a rich fruit and marzipan palate balanced by acidity. Stunning Wine.

Tasting Note:

Rich, oily, exotic fruits on the nose with a ripe, fleshy palate of citrus peel, apricot and marzipan with integrated vanilla oak and crisp acidity.

Producer Description

 
 
             
Patrick Javillier is a well renowned and respected producer located in Meursault. The Javillier family have owned vineyards for centuries and in 1945 Patricks Father, Raymond took on the management of the vineyards and continued to acquire more parcels in Meursault.

In 1973 Patrick obtained his Diplome National d'oenologie from the university of Burgundy in Dijon and vinified his first wine in 1974 and continued to take full responsibilty for each harvest. The domaine continued to grow during the 1980's by acquiring further parcels in Meursault, Puligny-Montrachet and Pommard and further more in the 1990's by obtaining parcels in the Premier Cru site Les Charmes and the legendary Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru vinyard.

Each parcel from the various vineyards are vinified separately in order to preserve the unique characteristics of each site resulting in a portfolio of wines hat deeply express the terroirs that Burgundy is so renowned for.