# Corton Le Clos du Roi 2002

Vendanges

Harvest date: September 18th, 2002 Healthy crop. Selection: in the vineyard and on arrival in the winery.

Vinification

Harvest de-stemmed, not crushed and vatted by gravitaty. No yeast addition. Maceration: pre-fermentation, cold. Length of maceration: 25 days. Cap-punching: twice a day.

Elevage

Length: 16 months Type: in barrels Percentage of new barrels: 90 % Toasting: Long and gentle heat, without charring. Source of wood : Nevers, forêt de Bertranges Racking: new barrels racked once in September. Fining, filtration: none – but enzyme addition at the end

Mise en bouteille

On February 3rd, 2004 Limited to 1.431 bottles, 18 magnums, 1 jeroboam and 1 rehoboam.

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 Corton-Clos-du-Roi-GB-2002.pdf