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 Vintage1985 Label 1 of 8 
TypeRed
ProducerDomaine Chandon de Briailles (web)
VarietyPinot Noir
Designationn/a
VineyardBressandes
CountryFrance
RegionBurgundy
SubRegionCôte de Beaune
AppellationCorton Grand Cru

Drinking Windows and Values
Drinking window: Drink between 2006 and 2013 (based on 1 user opinion)
Wine Market Journal quarterly auction price: See Chandon de Briailles Corton Bressandes on the Wine Market Journal.

Community Tasting History

Community Tasting Notes (average 92.5 pts. and median of 92 pts. in 2 notes) - hiding notes with no text

 Tasted by Burgundy Al on 7/18/2012 & rated 91 points: Goodbye Dinner for Gabriel's Restaurant (Gabriel's - Highwood IL): Very mature for a 1985, particularly for Corton. Good earthy flavors and aromas with modest remaining fruit. Still good textures and finesse. (1778 views)
 Tasted by lepetitchateau on 4/3/2011 & rated 94 points: A very delicious wine that is at its peak now, and a testament to how Corton can age beautifully and mellow - it retained its character of the terrior but had mellowed with age to be very pleasant. The only nit was a slightly high level of acidity - but the bouquet more than made up for that. very nice. (1310 views)

Professional 'Channels'
By Allen Meadows
Burghound (11/6/2010)
(Domaine Chandon de Briailles Corton-Bressandes Grand Cru Red) Subscribe to see review text.
By Allen Meadows
Burghound
(Domaine Chandon de Briailles Corton-Bressandes Grand Cru Red) Subscribe to see review text.
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Domaine Chandon de Briailles

Producer website

Pinot Noir

Varietal character (Appellation America) | Varietal article (Wikipedia)
Pinot Noir is the Noble red grape of Burgundy, capable of ripening in a cooler climate, which Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot will not reliably do. It is unpredictable and difficult both to grow and to vinify, but results in some of the finest reds in the world. It is believed to have been selected from wild vines two thousand years ago. It is also used in the production of champagne. In fact, more Pinot Noir goes into Champagne than is used in all of the Cote d'Or! It is also grown in Alsace, Germany, the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Croatia, Serbia, Italy, Austria, and so forth, with varying degrees of success.

France

Vins de France (Office National Interprofessionnel des Vins ) | Pages Vins, Directory of French Winegrowers | French Wine (Wikipedia)

Burgundy

Les vins de Bourgogne (Bureau interprofessionnel des vins de Bourgogne) (and in English)
Burgundy - The province of eastern France, famous for its red wines produced from Pinot Noir and its whites produced from Chardonnay. (Small of amounts of Gamay and Aligoté are still grown, although these have to be labeled differently.) The most famous part of the region is known as the Cote d'Or (the Golden Slope). It is divided into the Cote de Beaune, south of the town of Beaune (famous principally for its whites), and the Cote de Nuits, North of Beaune (home of the most famous reds). In addition, the Cote Chalonnaise and the Maconnais are important wine growing regions, although historically a clear level (or more) below the Cote d'Or. Also included by some are the regions of Chablis and Auxerrois, farther north.
Burgundy Report |
Les Grands Jours de Bourgogne - na stejné téma od Heleny Baker

Côte de Beaune

Côte de Beaune (Bureau interprofessionnel des vins de Bourgogne)
Vineyard maps on weinlagen.info

 
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