Domaine Bouchard Père et Fils, Le Corton Grand Cru 2017
The first traces of vineyards at Aloxe-Corton date back to the 2nd. Century B.C.. Later, Le Corton was to be the favorite wine of Charlemagne. In the 19th century, the writer, Guy de Maupassant contributed to its reputation by calling it the "roi des bons vivants" in his famous novel "Bel ami".
Corton is the only red Grand Cru on the Côte de Beaune and the only Grand Cru on the Côte d'Or to be divided into "sous- climats". "Le Corton" is the historic vineyard which gave the name to the Corton appellation.
Domaine Bouchard Père et Fils