2018 Domaine Vincent Bouzereau Corton rouge Grand Cru 'Clos des Fietres' | Friarwood Fine Wines

2018 Domaine Vincent Bouzereau Corton rouge Grand Cru 'Clos des Fietres'

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  • Type: Red Wine
  • Grape: Pinot Noir
  • Style: Elegant and Silky
  • Alcohol: 13%
  • Country: France
  • Region: Burgundy
  • Subregion: Côte de Beaune
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The Bouzereau family has been vine growers for over 10 generations. An interesting feature of the estate is the interest of Vincent (and his father before him) for vine-stocks. Current vines are issued from pre-phylloxera selections, and Vincent keeps reproducing qualitative vines from his vineyards rather than following the common usage of cloning a couple of specimens only. This technique provides more bio-diversity in Vincent’s vineyards, and reflects in his sensational wines. Vincent wine-making technique is traditional, he does not add any yeast or enzyme.

Light red in colour. Aromas of cherries and plums. Although still young the tannins are soft and has a very long finish. Powerful aromas and great intensity of flavours.

Delicious with veal with a rich sauce would benefit if you add mushrooms. Also good with duck and creamy cheeses.

Although 2018 was quite a warm vintage, the wines, especially the reds, have great power and balance. It could very well be one of the best vintages in this decade. This Corton can be drank now but will definitely improve with further ageing.

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