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1979 Bonneau du Martray Corton-Charlemagne
- Côte de Beaune
- Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru
Community Tasting Notes 4
tinybubbles Likes this wine: (94 points)
July 8, 2016 - Brightened with airtime and an initially somewhat faded palate gained steam. Quite strong acid remaining on the front palate and this bottle retained a great level of focus for a CC of this age
Dubie wrote: (93 points)
January 19, 2015 - Brioche, almond oil, purity and salinity, all in these two bottles, sourced from a Japanese restaurateur. Marvellous!
fclarity wrote: (94 points)
February 8, 2014 - From a nice looking bottle with a 3.5 cm fill, this wine had a yellow/gold color with a hint of green. The high- intensity nose showed lemon, white stone, creme brulee, and some honey.
In the mouth (after 3 hours of air), this wine was ripe with a rich glycerol mouth-feel. However, the crisp acidity and green apple flavor (in addition to the flavors noted above) left the taster feeling the wine was lean like a Chablis. In fact it had both characteristics. While maybe not the best integrated wine, it was tasty and had fantastic length.
I love the consistency of Bonneau. This bottle, as well as the 1983 consumed recently, show just how much time this wine needs to really show its stuff. Very impressive! Enjoy!
G SQUARED wrote: flawed
March 16, 2007 - La Paulee pre dinner. Corked.
Pro Reviews 3
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Sep/Oct 2008, Issue #17, Domaine Bonneau du Martray: Brilliant Corton-Charlemagne and Fine Rouge
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- Vintage 1979
- Type White
- Producer Bonneau du Martray
- Varietal Chardonnay
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard n/a
- Country France
- Region Burgundy
- SubRegion Côte de Beaune
- Appellation Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 65 (86%)
- Consumed 11 (14%)
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