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Burgundy

Domaine Michel Juillot - Corton-Perrières Grand Cru - Rouge - 2017

Characteristics

Country / Region: Burgundy

Vintage: 2017

Name: AOP Corton

Grape variety: 100% Pinot Noir

Alcohol: 13.5 vol.

Color: Red

Capacity: 75 cl

AWARDS

Estate cited in the Guide des Meilleurs Vins de France 2023 (RVF)
Estate rated 3 stars in the Guide Bettane & Desseauve 2023
Guide RVF 2022 : 95/100
Wine rated 96/100 by our Committee !

Wine:

The 2017 Red Corton-Perrières Grand Cru is a deep and perfumed pinot noir wine with a lot of finesse. It is a very great Perrières, which offers all the innate depth of this grand cru: a magical, sensual, and bright wine built to withstand long years of aging. A wine rated 96/100 by our Selection Committee.

Vinification:

Hand harvested, totally destemmed. Aged for 18 months in oak barrels, 40% of which are new.

Color:

Dark and bright red.

Nose:

Fragrances of black cherries with by notes of elderberry.

Palate:

Sapid and deep, this wine has a concentrated and structured palate.

Temperature:

Serve between 16 and 18°C.

Food and wine pairing:

Lamb chops, capon stuffed with porcini mushrooms, duck breast with morels, mature cheeses.

Cellar aging:

From now until 2034, and even more for enthusiasts

Mentioned in the RVF's 2023 Green Guide, the Michel Juillot estate has parcels on the best terroirs of the Côte de Beaune and the Côte Chalonnaise, with a large collection of Premiers and Grands Crus. Laurent Juillot is an endearing personality, and he works with extraordinary energy to defend this extraordinary patchwork of vineyards, giving tradition its fair share of intuition and modernity.