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1979 Bonneau du Martray Corton-Charlemagne
- Côte de Beaune
- Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru
Community Tasting Notes 5
bconly Likes this wine: (94 points)
January 3, 2017 - Off the list at tour d'argent. Label was barely even there. Good fill, had a bit of a funk on the nose when first opened. That eventually dissipated and after about an hour this was on fire. Great old white burg that is still very much alive (with proper storage).
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.
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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 64 (84%)
- Consumed 12 (16%)
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