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Burgundy: a complete guide to Corton

Burgundy expert Charles Curtis MW takes you on a tour of Corton in this in-depth report, and picks out 27 top-rated wines from this 'outlier' of the Côte d'Or.

Corton stands alone. So much so that one client of the Hospices de Beaune, a great lover of Corton, proposed a revision of the Côte d’Or: in addition to the Côte de Beaune and the Côte de Nuits, he felt that there should be a Côte de Corton since the wines are so distinctive.

In geological terms, the hill of Corton is an outlier—a freestanding hill, separated from the rest of the Côte by erosion.


Scroll down to see Charles Curtis MW’s Corton tasting notes and scores



Charles Curtis MW’s Corton tasting notes and scores


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