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Corton-Charlemagne, Joseph Drouhin 1996

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12 4 £65.00 3268 days ago
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closed 12/05/2010, 06:38 PM

Lot size: 1 bottle of 750 ml each Wine type: White, 1996 vintage
Tax status: Duty PaidQuestion Mark Origin: Aloxe Corton, Burgundy, France
Fill level: Into Neck (IN)Question Mark Grape variety: Chardonnay

This auction is for a single bottle of 1996 Corton-Charlemagne from Joseph Drouhin.

Burghound tasting note:

A beautifully complex and fresh nose with absolutely no trace of oxidation is in keeping with the delicious, intense, detailed and mineral-driven middle weight flavors that display impressive focus and intensity on the palate staining finish. Indeed the only nit here is that the flavors are not quite as complex as the nose but overall, this is a lovely effort that is knocking on the door of its majority though it should hold at this level for another decade.

Tasted: Nov 16, 2007 Score: 91 Drink: Try from 2008+

Other details

This wine has just been released from bond and is now resting in my Eurocave.

We tried a bottle recently and it is on top form - no hurry!!

Bottle in MINT condition.

Wine will be packed in a polysafe tube for delivery.

Shipping details

Payment methods: cheque and bank transfer
Returns policy: Breakages
The wine can be collected: From postcode LA8 , Cumbria, United Kingdom
Shipping Method: First Class Special Delivery or Courier
Shipping paid by: buyer
Cost of delivery: £10 for Special Delivery - Single Bottle, £22 for up to 6 Bottles. £13 for Courier up to 12 Bottles. I am happy to consolidate wines for multiple purchases.
Delivers to UK and Singapore
Other countries delivered to: Any - Postage costs are for the UK - Please ask for other destinations.
Insurance options: £500 included with Special Delivery.

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