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Burgundy

Domaine Antonin Guyon - Aloxe-Corton 1er cru - Les Vercots - Rouge - 2020

Characteristics

Country / Region: Burgundy

Vintage: 2020

Name: AOP Aloxe-Corton 1er cru

Grape variety: 100% Pinot Noir

Alcohol: 14 vol.

Color: Red

Capacity: 75 cl

AWARDS

Domaine rated 3 stars in the Guide Bettane et Desseauve 2024
Cuvée rated 94/100 by our Committee!

Wine:

The 2020 Red Aloxe-Corton 1er Cru Les Vercots pushes all the markers to the limit! In this outstanding vintage, it reveals itself as ripe and concentrated, deeply rooted in the pinot noir character, reminiscent of cherry juice, with an aging process that is still understandably dominant at this young stage. The palate is dense and tannic, with an impressive structure that fully embraces the stature of a 1er Cru. It's a wine meant for aging, and it would be wise to wait another two years. However, its freshness, full-bodied and fruity profile ensure confidence for enjoyment over six to eight years. Rated 94/100 by the Selection Committee.

Vinification:

Hand-harvested, long vinification in wooden vats with regular punching of the cap and temperature control.
Aged in oak barrels, 25% of which are new, for 16 months.

Color:

Dark, brilliant red with purple-violine highlights.

Nose:

Fragrances of cherry juice mixed with fine spicy notes.

Palate:

Ripe and concentrated with intense flavors of fruit, this beautifully fresh cuvée has a full-bodied, smoky palate.

Temperature:

Serve between 16 and 18°C.

Food and wine pairing:

Red meats grilled or in sauce, roast or lacquered poultry, coq au vin.

Cellar aging:

From now until 2029, and even longer for enthusiasts.

At the pinnacle of the Burgundian elite, Domaine Antonin Guyon excels in producing wines that are upright, robust, and elegant. Every bottle that emerges from its cellars is a gem of precision, perfectly reflecting its terroir.

Our close and longstanding relationship with the estate affords us the privilege of being allocators, enabling us to offer you its wines at the best prices throughout the year.