The Ambroise Corton Charlie 2001 is a powerful effort. In the nose yellow fruits, green apple – spiced with almonds, fennel and a stony minerality. On the palate tight, pure and intense with a very strong acidic backbone and a crunchy minerality. It’s slightly monolithic at the moment and need time to resolve and fully integrate the oak. A serious wine … would give it 5 years more in the cellar – a fine rather than great Charlie.
Tasting Notes for this producer
- Bertrand Ambroise, Beaune Tuvilains 1er cru 2011 March 1, 2015
- Bertrand Ambroise, Corton Charlemagne 2001 January 5, 2014
- Bertrand Ambroise, Beaune Tuvilains 1er cru 2009 August 22, 2012
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