# Corton Le Clos du Roi 1999

Vendanges

Harvest date: September 23rd , 1999. Healthy crop. Selection: In the vineyard and on arrival in the winery.

Vinification

Harvest de-stemmed, not crushed. No yeast or enzyme addition. Maceration: pre-fermentation, cold. Length of maceration: 20 days. Pigeage: crust broken twice a day.

Elevage

Length: 18 months. Type: In barrels. Percentage of new barrels: 60%. Toasting: Long and gentle heat, without charring. Source of wood: Bertranges forest, Nevers. Racking: new barrels racked once. No fining, no filtration.

Mise en bouteille

April 2001. Limited to 1,360 bottles, 36 magnums and 2 jeroboams

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 Corton-Clos-du-Roi-GB-1999.pdf