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4.4
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4.3

Domaine Génot-Boulanger Aloxe-Corton Premier Cru 'Clos du Chapître'

Domaine Génot-Boulanger
2016
2017
$121.00
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Wine
RegionBurgundy
Alcohol Level
Country
France
SubregionAloxe-Corton
Drinking Window
GrapesPinot Noir
Wine Description:
Domaine Génot-Boulanger Aloxe-Corton Premier Cru 'Clos du Chapître' is a highly sought-after wine that showcases the expertise of its producer. This wine hails from the prestigious Aloxe-Corton in Burgundy, known for producing exceptional Pinot Noir. The vineyard features a unique terroir, with its Premier Cru 'Clos du Chapître' plot benefiting from optimal sun exposure and well-drained limestone soils. The winemaking process involves careful hand-harvesting and traditional vinification techniques, resulting in a wine that beautifully expresses the characteristics of the terroir. This Aloxe-Corton Premier Cru exhibits a refined and elegant style, with a harmonious balance of fruit, acidity, and tannins, making it a true delight for wine enthusiasts.
Pros:
  • This wine comes from the prestigious Aloxe-Corton Premier Cru, known for producing high-quality wines.
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Cons:
  • As a Premier Cru wine, it may come with a higher price tag compared to wines from other appellations.
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User Rating:

4.4
Regularly Reviewed

Expert Rating:

4.3

Wine Expert Note:

The Domaine Génot-Boulanger Aloxe-Corton Premier Cru 'Clos du Chapître' is a highly esteemed wine that showcases the exceptional quality of the Aloxe-Corton. On the nose, it offers an enticing bouquet of ripe red fruits, such as cherries and raspberries, accompanied by subtle floral notes and hints of spice. These aromas are further enhanced by delicate oak nuances, contributing to the wine's complexity. On the palate, the Domaine Génot-Boulanger Aloxe-Corton Premier Cru 'Clos du Chapître' exhibits a harmonious balance between its fruit flavors and structural elements. The red fruit notes observed on the nose are beautifully echoed on the palate, accompanied by additional layers of blackcurrant and plum. The wine's medium to full body is supported by well-integrated tannins, providing a smooth and velvety texture. A refreshing acidity adds liveliness to the wine, while the carefully integrated oak imparts subtle vanilla and spice undertones. With its impressive structure and depth, this Premier Cru wine from Aloxe-Corton has excellent aging potential. It is recommended to cellar this wine for a few years to allow its flavors to further develop and integrate.
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