Bouchard Pere et Fils produces two classic wines from the Corton hill: its Le Corton and Corton-Charlemagne,
The Beaune-based estate acquired about 60% of the magnificent Le Corton lieu-dit in 1909, and consequently created two of its top cuvées. So let’s take a closer look at Le Corton, one of its best wines from the famous hill.
The Bouchard Père et Fils plots of Le Corton
Bouchard Père et Fils has a unique stronghold in Le Corton, and while its Corton-Charlemagne is well known, the Corton is somewhat overlooked amongst the domaine’s reds. It comes from the estate’s a dominant holding at the top of the Corton hill, in the climat Le Corton (see map below).
The red Le Corton is located just beneath the Corton-Charlemagne, and includes cadastre plots 8 and 9.
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