Linking the Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune, Aloxe-Corton is a famed village at the northern extremity of the Côte de Beaune whose hill marks a dramatic change in the landscape.
SoilThe vines grow in calcareous clay soil at the foot of the slope where they benefit from southeastern exposure.
Grape variety100 % Pinot Noir.
VinificationVinification takes place in temperature-controlled open vats (28/30°C) with regular punching of the cap followed by 14 to 16 months ageing in oak barrels with at most 15% new oak.
RobeBeautiful intense ruby red in colour.
NoseEssentially black fruit aromas such as blackberry and blackcurrant with a touch of vanilla and toasted notes.
PalateEndowed with soft tannic structure, the palate is reminiscent of the fruity aromas perceived on the first nose. This wine also boasts well-integrated oak and a slightly peppery finish.
Serve withTry this wine with game and nicely prepared superior cuts of red meat. It would be perfect with a beef fondue, haunch of venison, local Epoisses cheese and even some desserts prepared with bittersweet chocolate.