Saturday, November 26, 2016

Corton Grand Cru "Blanc" 2007, Comte Senard

The very charming chap in the Comte Senard tasting room positioned this as evidence of how the Corton Blanc evolves in a way that is different from a Puligny or Meursault. That may be the case but  if 10 years of maturation means a manzanilla style then it's tough to give a thumbs up. This 2007 Corton grand cru Blanc starts on dried chanterelles and hazelnuts. A touch of sherry. Dry meadow grass and hay. More interesting on the palate, lemon and dried orange. Salty finish. Allegedly similar to a vin de Jura. Not a good comparison. Interesting but for the price not worth buying.

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