Corton Bressandes Grand Cru 2003, Domaine Chandon de Briailles

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Owned and managed by the de Nicolay family since 1834, this domaine is farmed organically and no new oak is used in the winemaking process. A quite unique wine produced in a very hot vintage.
Type:
Vintage:
2003
Size:
75cl
Main Grape:
Grape Mix:
100% Pinot Noir
Genre:
Style:
N/A
ABV:
13%
Region:
Country:
France
Sub Region:
Côte de Beaune
Sub Sub Region:
Aloxe-Corton
Body:
Elegant, refined and supple
Drinking Window:
Drink now through to 2020
Closure Type:
Cork
£115.00
 

Domaine Chandon de Briailles

Home for Domaine Chandon de Briailles is a beautiful house, set in equally beautiful gardens close to the centre of Savigny-lès-Beaune village. The house and its gardens were built between 1690 and 1705, and have long been admired.. The current owners are the Count and Countess Aymard-Claude de Nicolay who inherited the domaine from their grandmother, the Countess Chandon de Briailles who, with her husband Pierre Guillemot purchased the house in 1834. The family of the Countess Chandon de Briailles is the same as connected to the Champagne house of Moët et Chandon. It is now two of their four children of the current owners – François de Nicolay and his sister Claude – who are responsible for the running of the domaine.

Tasting Notes

A bouquet of sweet strawberries, raspberries and raisins. This was a very warm vintage and the palate is dominated by very ripe fruits, the acidity is low which gives a moreish mouth feel. Drinking well, it will however, stand the test of more time.

Food Matches

Try with lamb with dauphionoise potatoes and sticky port jus.