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CORTON CLOS DU ROY 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.  The CORTON is the sole red Grand Cru of the Côte de Beaune and CORTON CLOS DU ROY is one of the most famous Corton.

SURFACE
The Domaine GUYON wine area for CORTON CLOS DU ROY Grand Cru covers 0.55 hectare (1.36 acres).

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
Ageing in oak barrels (50% new oak) and estate bottling after 18 months.

CHARACTER
Very nice ruby robe with aromas of black cherry and blackcurrant.  Very rich in the mouth, very concentrated and really harmonious.  Elegant, pure and complex, 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.