2018 Domaine Edmond Cornu Corton Bressandes

Pinot Noir - 750ML
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BH 93
BH 93

Burghound, April 2020

(90-93 points) A slightly more generous dash of wood influence can be found on the liqueur-like aromas of plum, cherry, spice and newly turned earth. There is fine delineation to the large-scaled and equally muscular...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Beaune
Appellation Aloxe Corton
Sub-appellation Les Bressandes
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14%
Closure Cork

The 2018 Domaine Edmond Cornu Corton Bressandes is a captivating red wine that embodies the essence of Pinot Noir. Hailing from the esteemed region of Burgundy, France, this wine showcases the finesse and elegance that this renowned wine region is known for.

In the glass, this wine reveals a deep ruby red color that is both alluring and inviting. The nose is greeted with a symphony of aromas, starting with the enticing scent of ripe plums, cherries, and exotic spices. The bouquet is further enhanced by the subtle notes of freshly turned earth, adding a layer of complexity to the wine.

On the palate, the 2018 Domaine Edmond Cornu Corton Bressandes displays a remarkable balance and structure. The flavors mirror the aromas, with the rich and succulent fruit flavors of plum and cherry taking center stage. The wine possesses a generous amount of dry extract, resulting in a sappy texture that coats the palate and adds depth to the wine. The finish is long and lingering, leaving a delightful impression of bitter pit fruits that lingers on the taste buds.

This wine has received high praise from critics, including a score of 93 points from Burghound. The reviewer notes the slight influence of wood on the aromas, which adds to the liqueur-like character of the wine. They also mention the fine delineation and muscularity of the flavors, as well as the potential for this wine to develop more depth over time.

Overall, the 2018 Domaine Edmond Cornu Corton Bressandes is a remarkable representation of the Pinot Noir varietal. With its enticing aromas, complex flavors, and impressive structure, this wine is a true gem from the Cote de Beaune sub-region of Burgundy. It is a wine that will undoubtedly impress both novice and experienced wine enthusiasts alike.