PIERRE ANDRE CORTON GRAND CRU 2016 - Straits Wine
 

PIERRE ANDRE CORTON GRAND CRU 2016

Wine Region: Burgundy, France

Grape: Chardonnay

Tasting Notes

Pale gold colour with bright reflections. Young floral hawthorn and tea notes blend with woody and toasted notes on the nose. Over time, aromas of candied fruits will bring complexity. It is vivacious and precise on the finish. The structure is there, full, rich and generous, with fine notes of vanilla and roasting.

About the Winery

The founding values of Pierre André, on terrior and his vineyards, practicing integrated viticulture on the prestigious soils of Corton and the Côte de Beaune.   Pierre André founded his wine trading company in Paris in 1923. In 1927, Pierre André entered the universe of Burgundy wines by acquiring the Chateau of Aloxe-Corton. He revolutionized Burgundy with his new ideas, dynamism and business acumen.  In 1938, Pierre André opened his restaurant in Paris in order to promote his wines. This is also coupled with the development of a network of restaurant agents. As his business grew, in the 1960’s, Pierre André significantly expanded its international sales. Today, 2019 Pierre André is a prestigious signature of Burgundy wines, famous all over the world.


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