9 Jun 2011
Corton – really a grand cru?
Note the whole-hearted agreement with this article on the forum!
The map almost stole the show. That's partly because Roberson's Mark Andrew, who introduced this recent London tasting of a small selection of wines from the hill of Corton, spent so much time colouring it in to show each different part of the hill, but partly because the wines were, as a group, a bit disappointing. (See the Aloxe-Corton entry in the Oxford Companion if you want a brief introduction to the location.)
The finest wine of the evening was clearly the youthful Bonneau du Martray 1992 and my favourite...