Domaine Rapet - Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru - 2012 - Venue Beverly Hills
  • Domaine Rapet - Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru - 2012 - Venue Beverly Hills

Domaine Rapet - Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru - 2012

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Technical Info

Region : Burgundy

Appellation : Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru

Vintage : 2012

Varietal : Chardonnay

Estate : This family estate is extremely old. A wine-taster from 1765 on which the family name appears is carefully kept from generation to generation.
After Robert, Roland , and now Vincent and Sylvette are hard at work managing the estate.

The Estate comprises 20 hectares of vines in the villages of Pernand - Vergelesses, Savigny les Beaune, Aloxe Corton and Beaune.
Located between Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune, the Pernand – Vergelesses vineyard, tucked away in the green surroundings of a quiet valley, begins at the foot of Corton hill.

It’s the only vineyard to offer the whole range of vintages, in both white and red wines.

Tasting Notes :  The Grand Cru Corton-Charlemagne evokes history. Corton is a composite meaning "Othon's Court". In medieval Latin cortis designated the courtyard and it was used in the same way as the gallo-Roman villa, indicating a property belonging to a member of the Frankisk nobility.

The Corton-Charlemagne bear the mark of their flinty terroir, due to the geological composition of the soil.

This wine is full-bodied with a beautiful golden glimmer, revealing an aromatic richness of honey and toasted almonds with an exquisite mineral touch.