Domaine Coche Dury   Corton Charlemagne

2018 Corton Charlemagne

By Domaine Coche-Dury

2018 Corton Charlemagne from Domaine Coche-Dury, Burgundy

Renowned for encapsulating the essence of its terroir, the 2018 Corton Charlemagne from Domaine Coche-Dury emerges as a paragon of fine white Burgundy. This vintage, with its intricacies and precision, affirms the mastery that Domaine Coche-Dury exercises over its craft.

 

A Vintage That Reverberates with Purity and Elegance

The 2018 vintage in Burgundy was one inscribed by nature's generous hand, blessed with ample sunshine and conducive growing conditions that resulted in wines of both ample fruit and unexpected precision. Within this auspicious landscape, the Corton Charlemagne from Domaine Coche-Dury distinguishes itself with an exhilarating tension between richness and minerality—a balance rarely achieved so effortlessly.

 

An Elaborate Tapestry of Sensations

This particular rendition weaves an elaborate tapestry of golden apple, ripe pear, crystallised citrus fruits, and a fleeting kiss of toasted hazelnut—an olfactory ballet choreographed upon nuances drawn from the unique limestone-clay soils adorning Corton's slopes. Ephemeral floral notes add layers to an already complex aromatic profile, firmly placing this vintage among the upper echelons favoured by astute collectors and wine investment portfolios alike.

On the palate, a silky texture serves as the conduit for the 2018 Corton Charlemagne's poised acidity and substantial body. A lengthy, reverberating finish punctuates each sip with a reminder of this wine's grandeur and age-worthy structure.

In summing up, the 2018 Corton Charlemagne from Domaine Coche-Dury stands as a tactile representation of a superb Burgundy vintage—ripe yet controlled, rich yet linear—a compelling proposition for serious investors seeking to diversify into white wines that showcase both immediate appeal and potential for long-term cellaring. It is unquestionably a collectible bottle that will sparkle in any connoisseur’s portfolio.

Current market price

$99,320.00

12x75cl

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