Corton-Pougets Grand Cru 2018

Louis Jadot Côte d'Or Burgundies

Corton-Pougets Grand Cru 2018 play

Region: France / Burgundy / Côte de Beaune Grands Crus
Grapes: 100% Pinot Noir

In the commune of Aloxe-Corton, in the northern end of the Côte de Beaune, more than half of the vineyard area is Grand Cru vineyards. The Grand Cru vineyard of Les Pougets is adjacent to Le Charlemagne on the mid- and upper slope on varied soils of chalk and iron-rich marl. The Pinot Noir grapes are fermented in vats for up to 4 weeks, and then the wine is matured for 18 to 20 months in oak barrels.

95 Points

Wine Enthusiast

2018 vintage
90-93 Points

2018 vintage
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harvest note

This was a very warm and dry vintage with a few violent storms. Production volumes were reduced, however quality within the red wines is very high.

tasting note

Full-bodied with forward ripe red berry fruit and hints of damp clay and mossy forest floor notes.

food pairing

This pairs with all red meats, whether grilled or roasted in sauce.

technical data

GRAPES: 100% Pinot Noir
APPELLATION: Corton-Pougets Grand Cru AOP
PH: 3.4
ACIDITY: 3.56 g/l
ABV: 13.64%
AGING: In oak casks, 30% new, for 16 months

points of distinction

  • A famous and trusted appellation for top red Burgundy
  • Jadot expertise and vineyard holdings here guarantee best quality
  • Enjoyable upon release but also capable of long-term aging.
  • Village-level wines overdelivered in 2019
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"My aim is to craft enchanting wines that taste of the great diversity of Burgundy."

– Frederic Barnier, Winemaker

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