Domaine de Montille is one of Burgundy’s greatest estates. The wines are made for ageing but in recent years, since Hubert’s son Etienne has taken over, the Domaine has moved towards expressing greater aromatic potential in the wines. The Domaine has moved progressively towards organic and now biodynamic methods working in closer harmony with nature. The wines still benefit from ageing and develop an abundance of complexity as they mature.
One of the outstanding whites of the vintage, Alix's Corton Charlemagne is intensely mineral on the nose with a linear flintiness and a tense core of chilled lemon. At this stage the palate is reluctant to show its full hand but the complexity and depth is more than apparent. Minerality is the most abundant character right now but the delicate...more
Bottle 75cl £120.68