2005, Bouchard Pere et Fils, Corton Charlemagne Blanc

Corton Charlemagne, Burgundy, France
White

(Priced at per bottle)

Vintage
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Score: 95

Drinking Dates: 2015+

Critic: Allen Meadows

Tasted: 01-Jul-2007

(from a huge 3.65 ha plot in Le Corton). A cool and admirably pure nose displays notes of green apple, floral, citrus and a hint of wood toast. There is excellent volume, power and punch to the well-detailed and overtly stony broad-shouldered flavors that coat the palate on the impressively long finish that also reflects a bitter lemon nuance. While this is a classically styled CC, it remains relatively refined and should drink reasonably well after only 5 years or so of bottle age. 93/2027+