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CORTON BRESSANDES GRAND CRU


LOCATION
ALOXE-CORTON is located in the Northern part of the Côte de Beaune.  Its vineyard benefits from exposures ranging from East to South and Southwest. CORTON is the sole Grand Cru of the Côte de Beaune.

SURFACE
Domaine GUYON holds 0.85 hectare (2.1 acres) of CORTON BRESSANDES GRAND CRU.

SOIL AND GRAPE VARIETY
Clay and limestone
100% Pinot Noir

HARVEST AND VINIFICATION
Hand-harvested, the grapes are then carried in small boxes and sorted out upon arrival at the winery.
Long fermentation during 20 days in wooden open vats, with punching down of the cap and temperature control.

AGEING
18 months in French oak barrels (50% new oak).

CHARACTER
Very nice ruby/purple robe with a nose of black cherry.  Rich, with fruity expressions of vanilla and liquorice. An elegant and pure texture with very fine tannins and a beautiful structure.
This wine can be kept for 20 years.

SERVICE
To be served at 16-17°C with roasted meat, game and most cheeses.