White

1992 Bonneau du Martray Corton-Charlemagne

Chardonnay

  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Côte de Beaune
  • Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru
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Community Tasting Notes 43

  • paul195 wrote: (91 points)

    October 29, 2017 - PnP beautiful yellow fruited nose to start followed by a palate with layers of ripe yellow fruits, creme brûlée, caramel. After 30 minutes in the glass the nose showed sherried notes while the palate picked up that green apple steeliness that this wine often displays. Fully integrated and balanced with more than enough minerality to engage the palate. Nice texture and finish, too bad the nose became so over the hill. This was an odd bottle, based on the palate it is 93 based on the nose, an over the hill 88.

  • tinybubbles Likes this wine: (92 points)

    September 14, 2017 - In good shape with sufficient remaining acidity to balance buttered popcorn notes. Full and long finish with just a hint of bitterness at the very end.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • FYC wrote:

    September 5, 2017 - Drank alongside the 89. This was decidedly more rich and honeyed than the 89. This also could age effortlessly for a decade but it was such a contrast between the two wines. This also showed some honey and botrytis. As the night wore on, it shared more characteristics with the 92 Raveneau Clos than it did with the 89 Bonneau du Martray Corton Charlemagne.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • etyc Likes this wine:

    August 18, 2017 - '96 & pre Vosne GC dinner.

  • dcwino wrote: (95 points)

    July 30, 2017 - Kelly’s 61st - Champ, Monfortino, Burgundy and a ringer ('14 Summum) (The Grill Room at the Rosewood DC): Beautiful intense bright yellow color which is very promising. Exquisite fully mature Burgundy nose that we all love, decadent yellow fruit, lemon curd, yellow peach, light caramel, lanoline, limestone and a hint of creme brulee. Gorgeous fully integrated palate, ripe orchard fruit and crème brulee, slightly lacking acidity which is typical of the 92, good mineral presence and a lovely long delicious yellow fruit driven finish. With a half hour of air, the nose becomes very mineral a la wet stone. The nose reminds Eric, Ravneau and I agree wholeheartedly. The palate however remains reach and ever so slightly flat. The nose constantly changes back and forth from Chablis like mineral to decadent yellow fruit. However, the palate remains constant. Slightly lacking acidity keeps the wine from flirting with perfection.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
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    Sep/Oct 2008, Issue #17, Domaine Bonneau du Martray: Brilliant Corton-Charlemagne and Fine Rouge

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  • By Bill Nanson
    7/1/2004 (link)

    (Bonneau du Martray Corton-Charlemagne) Medium gold. The nose doesn't have the depth of the Roumier but shows a wider horizon of creamy citrus fruit and a faint, high-toned soapy note. The palate, just like the nose doesn't show the depth of the Roumier wine, but there's a wider range of creamy fruit driven flavours - super length too. I like fruit - so I personally prefer this wine - despite it probably not being the 'better wine'. Held up well in the glass - solid as a rock 2 hours later.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1992
  • 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

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  • In Cellars 184 (56%)
  • Consumed 143 (44%)

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