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Corton Charlemagne, Louis Jadot 2021

Subregion France > Burgundy > Côte de Beaune > Corton
Grape VarietyChardonnay

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Tasting Notes

Cooler and airier aromas include those of mostly green apple, mineral reduction, crushed fennel and white flowers. There is almost painful intensity to the beautifully textured if slightly less concentrated medium-bodied flavors that exude a pungent stoniness on the tautly muscular, moderately austere and bone-dry finale that goes on and on. It's rare that the Jadot CC appears more interesting than the Demoiselles but at this very early juncture, it seems to have a slight edge. Either way, this is terrific.

Allen Meadows, Burghound.com (91), June 2023

Aromas of lime zest, freshly baked bread, pear, white flowers and wet stones preface the 2021 Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru (Domaine des Héritiers Jadot), a full-bodied, ample and satiny wine that's chalky and structured, with notable concentration, racy acids and a long, resonant finish. It's a very strong performance that transcends any of the vintage's limitations.

William Kelley, RobertParker.com, January 2023

Fresh clear colour, with a sense of weight but more crystalline here as you would hope. A little lemony note alongside a waxiness, promising. Tight and long, as yet undemonstrative, but this may very well grow further from here. Drink from 2027-2035. Tasted: October 2022

Jasper Morris MW, Inside Burgundy, December 2022

A glossy but pale lemon colour in the glass. The nose has a unique character with brazil nut, mandarin oil and a good hit of savoury spice. The palate has a glossy, gourmand texture, showing more notes of mandarin together with hints of popcorn and fresh nuts. Intense, long and harmonious, it is a success this year and will be approachable when young.

Thomas Parker MW, Farr Vintners, November 2022
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