Louis Jadot Domaine des Héritiers Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru Chardonnay 2012

9.218 ratings on Delectable
$139

Pale, bright yellow. Precise, vibrant nose combines ginger, medicinal herbs and fresh mint, with citrus fruits in the background. Offers a compelling combination of ripeness and energy, displaying great lift and penetration to the flavors of lemon, lime, crushed stone and minerals. Most impressive today on the rising, inexorable finish, which offers remarkable limey cut and clarity. Production here was a modest 35 hectoliters per hectare in 2012. "It's critical to control the yields in Corton-Charlemagne to make a wine of real grand cru quality," said winemaker Barnier. One of the superstars of the vintage. Stephen Tanzer, Vinous Media

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Adam Plotkin Delectable Pro

This is a little heavy on the smoky aromas and flavors right now. May want to give this a year or two of time.

This is a little heavy on the smoky aromas and flavors right now. May want to give this a year or two of time.

9.2

Martin G Rivard

Awesome white burgundy! Gotta love it!

Awesome white burgundy! Gotta love it!

9.3

Rene Hartmann

Wonderful! Perfect with caviar!

Wonderful! Perfect with caviar!

9.5

Robert Lindman

Ett komplett vin. Rå styrka, välsvarvad kropp där precis allt sitter fast och kärleksfull "elevage" av en passionerad vinmakare.

Ett komplett vin. Rå styrka, välsvarvad kropp där precis allt sitter fast och kärleksfull "elevage" av en passionerad vinmakare.

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