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Lequin-Colin, Corton Charlemagne, Grand Cru, 2018

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Jancis Robinson

Lequin-Colin, Corton Charlemagne, Grand Cru, 2018

From a south facing site, high on the hill overlooking Aloxe-Corton, “un terroir trés solaire”. Great ripeness of fruit with a nutty accent. Concentration, structure and length: needs time. Beautiful wine. Best 2022-2028

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Lequin-Colin, Corton Charlemagne, Grand Cru, 2018

ColourWhite

RegionBurgundy

Sub RegionCote de Beaune

GrowerLequin-Colin

Grape VarietyChardonnay

Vintage2018

ABV13.5%

Bottle75cl

ClosureCork

CodeLEQ018

Style

Dry

Dry > Sweet

Burgundy

The Burgundy Pyramid

Making sense of the complexity of the complexity of Burgundy isn’t easy.

Though Burgundy only comprises 5% of France’s vineyard area, it holds 100 different Appellations, 25% of the entire French total.  There are no less than 5,000 growers, 85% of whom own less than 10 hectares, and four fifths of them make wine.

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René Lequin-Colin

Santenay, France

This 9 hectare family domaine, which dates back over 300 years, has a lovely range of vineyards, deriving from the marital conjoining of Lequins from Santenay and Colins from Chassagne-Montrachet.

We think he makes no less than seventeen wines, though some in very small quantities, for example just one specially made small barrel of Batard-Montrachet!...

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Chardonnay

Chardonnay is one of the most-widely planted varieties in the world.

Arguably not the most characterful grape, hence its common ageing in oak, yet at its pinnacle in Burgundy it produces some of the greatest (and certainly most expensive) white wines in the world. Look out for unoaked Chardonnay, it can make a pleasant change, and usually goes down very well with all those people who...

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Jancis Robinson

We get super excited when Jancis Robinson (or one of her team) write about our wine!

Voted the world's most influential wine critic in polls in the US, France and internationally in 2018, Jancis views herself as a wine writer rather than a wine critic.

She writes daily for JancisRobinson.com and weekly for the Financial Times. She is founder-editor of The Oxford Companion...

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Lequin-Colin, Corton Charlemagne, Grand Cru, 2018

From a south facing site, high on the hill overlooking Aloxe-Corton, “un terroir trés solaire”. Great ripeness of fruit with a nutty accent. Concentration, structure and length: needs time. Beautiful wine. Best 2022-2028

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