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2005 Corton Les Bressandes Grand Cru , Prince Florent de Merode

2005 Corton Les Bressandes Grand Cru , Prince Florent de Merode

Ref: PRIN050
Red  |  Still  |  13.5% ABV

An old estate and one that managed to avoid the ravages of the French revolution. The estate works 11.5 hectares of land...or, rather, worked, since in 2008 a fermage (i.e. rental) agreement was signed with the Domaine de la Romanée Conti for 6 hectares of grand cru vineyard. 

Case of 6 Bottles
price shown is under bond
£1,251.00
duty paid price: £1,517.27
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Wine Details
Wine Details
ProducerProducer: Prince Florent de Merode
AppellationAppellation: Corton Grand Cru, Côte de Beaune
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: France
RegionRegion: Burgundy
ColourColour: Red
StyleStyle: Still
ABV% ABV: 13.5%
Drink DatesDrink Dates: 2013-2028
MaturityMaturity: Ready to Drink
SweetnessSweetness: 1
Grape VarietyGrape Variety: Pinot Noir
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

"A rich gravy of a nose: blood and liquorice. Fruit has red tang, but some breadth. Palate’s a tangy thing, too. There’s air within and autumn pastilles. Drinking very well." Bowes Wine original note, July 2019

Sweetness Explained
Sweetness Explained

Sweetness

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Location Explained
Location Explained

Location

AVAILABLE: Currently lying in our storage at London City Bond Dinton Woods 
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Pricing Information
Pricing Information

Pricing

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