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ALOXE-CORTON

PREMIER CRU

Les Chaillots

Region : Côte de Beaune
Village : Aloxe-Corton
Appellation : Aloxe-Corton Premier Cru
Grape variety : Pinot Noir

Terroir:

Average vine age : 35 years

Soil : Limestone, alluvial sand and gravel

Average yield : 40 hl/ha

Harvest hand picked

Description:

Aloxe-Corton is the home village of the Latour family who have been closely involved in the affairs of the commune for over three centuries. Of the total hectarage of this Premier Cru, Domaine Louis Latour controls over 90% of the production centred on the famous Château and cuverie of Corton-Grancey. These vines are an important part of Domaine Louis Latour. The name ‘Les Chaillots’ refers to the stony, pebbly nature of the soil in this vineyard, as ‘caillou’ means pebble in french. There is an alliance in the wines of Aloxe-Corton between the finesse of a Côte de Beaune and the mellow, powerful appeal of the Côte de Nuits.

Vinification & Ageing :

Fermentation

Traditional in open-vat

Ageing

10 to 12 months ageing in oak barrels, 35% new

Barrels

Louis Latour cooperage, french oak, medium toasted

Wine tips :

Cellaring Potential  : 10-15 years

Serving temperature : 15-17°

Tasting Note :

Our Aloxe-Corton 1er Cru “Les Chaillots” 2022 presents a ruby color. It reveals a nose with aromas of wild strawberries, liquorice and undergrowth. On the palate, it is very round with silky tannins, revealing notes of fresh almond, cherry and liquorice once again.

Food Pairing :

Game birds – poultry – mature cheeses.