Background information

  • According to Allen Meadows: "bâtonnage is done in accordance with the characteristics of the vintage."
  • In vintage 2003: "One peculiarity of our approach in 2003 is the we did our first bâtonnage after the malos were complete."

Wines

1985

  • Corton Charlemagne (Sept 2014): mature and delicious [R Younger]

1986

  • Corton Charlemagne(Sep 2007): not oxidized, superb. [Cam Wheeler]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Jan 2012): not oxidized, probably the best BdM I've ever had (MSaviage)

1987

  • Corton Charlemagne (Oct 2007): not oxidised [Jan-Tore Egge]

1988

  • Corton Charlemagne(Sept, 17, 2009): not oxidized. In fact, far from oxidized. Great medium golden color, fully mature with good acidity to help it go further [Keith Akers]
  • Corton Charlemagne (June 2010): perfect, delicious (drunk in desperation after 2 oxidised Ramonets and 2 oxidised BduM (Adrian Latimer)

1989

  • Corton Charlemagne(Oct 23, 2009): not oxidized. [Dana Gaiser]
  • Corton Charlemagne (July 2008): Not oxidized. [Cam Wheeler]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Sept 2010): A youngster, wondefull wine for the next ten years!. [J. Prandi]
  • Corton Charlemagne (June 2012): Still young,tight and no oxidation [R.Younger]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Jul 2014): not oxidized, youthful and delicious [R Younger]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Feb 2017): not oxidized, drinking well, youthful and delicious [R Younger]

1990

  • Corton Charlemagne(May 2002): not oxidised [Jan-Tore Egge]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Aug 2003): not oxidised [WK Choy]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Nov 2004): not oxidised [G Deschamps]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Feb 2006): (375ml) not oxidised [WK Choy]
  • Corton Charlemagne(April 2009) not oxidised lovely [Don Cornutt]
  • Corton Charlemagne(June 2009): not oxidised [Jan-Tore Egge]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Dec 2011): not oxidized; in a great drinking window (MSaviage)
  • Corton Charlemagne (May 2014): not oxidized [R Younger]
  • Corton Charlemange (Apr 2015: not oxidized, youthful and very good (from 375ml) [J. Poell]

1991

  • Corton Charlemagne(Oct 2002): No problem.Very good [Paul Raiche]
  • Corton Charlemagne(May 2003): Descended while open [PaulRaiche]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Oct 2006): (375ml) partially oxidised AND corked [bill nanson]
  • Corton Charlemagne(April 2009) not oxidized [Don Cornutt]
  • Corton Charlemagne(2009): Two bottles. Sensational! No maderisation [Sam Chafe]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Dec 2010): No oxidation, showing some age but still fresh and mineral, very good [J. Prandi]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Aug 2014): No oxidation, bloody impressive [R Younger]

1992

  • Corton Charlemagne(May 2002): not oxidised [Jan-Tore Egge]
  • Corton Charlemagne(March 2007): Not oxidized, very strong, excellent bottle [Frank Drew]
  • Corton Charlemagne(March 2007): Not oxidised; very good concentration and excellent [R Gleissner]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Nov 2007): Not oxidized, but corked. Many tears shed. [Frank Drew]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Feb 2008): Not oxidised, displaying the virtues of the vintage, excellent. [R. Gleissner]
  • Corton Charlemagne(July 2008): Not oxidised. [Cam Wheeler]
  • Corton Charlemagne(April 2009): Not oxidised glorious [Don Cornutt]
  • Corton Charlemagne(September 2011): totally oxidised undrinkable rubbish 2002 375ml bottle

1993

  • Corton Charlemagne(Oct 2002): perfect (Adrian Latimer)
  • Corton Charlemagne(May 2003): Not oxidized. Excellent [Paul Raiche
  • Corton Charlemagne(Aug 2003): not oxidised [Jan-Tore Egge]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Oct 2003): Excellent. [Paul Raiche]
  • Corton Charlemagne(May 2004): Good. [Paul Raiche]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Jul 2005): not oxidized [R DeAngelo]
  • Corton Charlemagne(20 Mar 2007): not oxidized [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Nov 2006) not oxidized - excellent - from 375 (2 bottles) purchased off a list in Burgundy (R.DeAngelo)
  • Corton Charlemagne(Oct 2007): not oxidised [Jan-Tore Egge]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Mar 2008) not oxidized [ER]
  • Corton Charlemagne(June 2008): not oxidized, pretty mature [Howard Cooper]
  • Corton Charlemagne(April 2009) partially oxidised [Don Cornutt]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Aug 20009) not oxidised, quite mature, very nice( Brian Henry)
  • Corton Charlemagne(Sept 2009) not oxidised, fresher than previous bottle( Brian Henry)
  • Corton Charlemagne(Sept 2009) perfect, lovely fine wine drinking well, took a couple hours to open [Alan Weinberg]
  • Corton Charlemagne (10 Jun 2010): not oxidized [Don Cornwell]

1994

  • Corton Charlemagne(May 2002): not oxidised [Jan-Tore Egge]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Mar 2006): No signs of oxidation, lovely wine and remarkable for the vintage. (J. Gilman)

1995

  • Corton Charlemagne(1/9/00): Brilliant wine, steely, minerally, austere. Needed five years but look what happened (20/12/07) (Sam Chafe).
  • Corton Charlemagne(Mar 2005): 1 magnum -- not oxidised -- benchmark white burgundy [John Guyton]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Summer 2005): not oxidized, very young and nice [Michel Robert Abood]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Feb, Jun, Aug, Nov 2005): all oxidised [K Weaver]
  • Corton Charlemagne(May, Nov 2005): not oxidized, very young and promising [JE Simond]
  • Corton Charlemagne(11-4-2006):Not oxidized. Great bottle. [Nathan Vandergrift]
  • Corton Charlemagne(8-29-2007):Oxidized. [Nathan Vandergrift]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Sept 07) oxidized (R. DeAngelo)
  • Corton Charlemagne(20/12/07): Quite coloured, some brown sediment. Palate with good weight and long aftertaste but maderised on nose (Sam Chafe).
  • Corton Charlemagne(April 2009) heavily oxidised bottles times two (Don Cornutt)
  • Corton Charlemagne(Dec 2009) Dark yellow, some oxidation. [J. Prandi]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Dec 2010) Some evolution, powerful and ready [J. Prandi]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Apr 2012) Not ox (direct from domaine), rather ripe, good [A.Latimer]
  • Corton Charlemagne ( March 2017) beautiful wine, no pre mox, no signs of oxidation [b.henry]

1996

  • Corton Charlemagne(May 2002): not oxidised [Jan-Tore Egge]
  • Corton Charlemagne(26 Jun 2005): no oxidation, very youthful [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(25 Jan 2006): no oxidation, see 96 tasting notes [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Feb 2006): no oxidation, young [Tom Stephensonl]
  • Corton Charlemagne(3 Jun 2006): Tired, partially oxidized - from a half bottle [Marco DeFreitas]
  • Corton Charlemagne(7-29-2006):Oxidized. [Nathan Vandergrift]
  • Corton Charlemagne(11-24-2006): Not oxidized. [Nathan Vandergrift]
  • Corton Charlemagne(April 2007): no oxidation, very youthful and fresh (R. DeAngelo)
  • Corton Charlemagne(8-29-2006):Oxidized. [Nathan Vandergrift]
  • Corton Charlemagne(March 2008): From half bottle, oxidzed, bleh, draino [P Hagerman]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Oct 08-Jan 09): six bottles opened--one totally oxidized, one partially but strongly oxidized, two bottles very advanced and tired, two bottles youthful, brilliant and extremely impressive. A good friend who bought a full case from a separate source reports he is experiencing 50% oxidation rate on this wine [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(April 2009) oxidised [Don Cornutt]
  • Corton Charlemagne(May 1, 2009) showing young, no oxidation, nice wine but not profound [Alan Weinberg]
  • Corton Charlemagne(June 2009): The terrible sign of oxidation - strong soy! [Paul Raiche]
  • Corton Charlemagne(September 27, 2009) oxidised [B Percival]
  • Corton Charlemagne(October 2009) - two bottles, one oxidized and once quite nice, mostly mature [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(October 10, 2009) - brillian light gold, tight but blossomed with air, not the least bit oxidised and totally delicious (M. Nelson)
  • Corton Charlemagne(December 2009): Dead - Oxidation. [Paul Raiche]
  • Corton Charlemagne(26 Mar 2010): Not oxidized [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne (June 2010): oxidised - drinkable but over the hill. Have had some good, some bad. Graciously replaced by domaine. (Adrian Latimer)
  • Corton Charlemagne (Feb 2015): some oxidative notes but quite enjoyable. Perfectly stored bottle with perfect cork. Suspect this suffered some early ox but didn't deteriorate in bottle. (RB Engel)

1997

  • Corton Charlemagne(Jan 2005): not oxidised [Jan-Tore Egge]
  • Corton Charlemagne(28 Feb 2008): no oxidation, astonishingly young, very good [Martin Schneider]
  • Corton Charlemagne(23 Dec & 31 Dec 2011, April & June 2012): three with no oxidation & still young, one the colour of sherry & dead [Adrian Latimer]
  • Corton Charlemagne ( Feb15,2013) ,no oxidation, beautiful wine (B.Henry)

1998

  • Corton Charlemagne(May 2002): not oxidised [Jan-Tore Egge]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Apr 2005): not oxidised [Karl Wee]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Oct 2005): oxidized, tasted at NY wine experience [Mark Cochard]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Nov 2007): bleached cork, but not oxidised; still fresh; very good [B Delancy]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Aug 2008) not oxidised -fresh tasty (2 of 7 tasted over last 3 years were oxidized [Dale Williams]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Aug 2009): 6 bottles, 2 oxidized and 4 fresh and young [R Younger]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Feb 2010): Light yellow color, not oxidized. [Hillard Sharf]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Feb 2010): 11 bottles, 2 very oxidized and sherry like, 5 partial oxidation, 4 okay [R Younger]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Nov 2010): No oxidation, very promising [J. Prandi]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Apr 2012): 2 bottles oxidised, one worse than the other, but both disastrous. [Cam Wheeler]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Mar 2014): very oxidized [R Younger]

1999

  • Corton Charlemagne(May 2002): not oxidised [Jan-Tore Egge]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Aug 2003-Jul 2005): 4 bottles, not oxidised. Cork appeared bleached [WK Choy]
  • Corton Charlemagne(May 2005): not oxidized; in fact very backward [David Chan]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Sep 2005): excellent, young and tight, what it should be [Alan Weinberg]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Nov 2005): badly oxidized; cork was bleached [Nick Eanet]
  • Corton Charlemagne(2005-2006): 4 bottles, none oxidised [pep]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Jan 2007): partially oxidzed. [Peter Muto]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Jan 2007): partially oxidized. Cork appeared bleached also. [John Webber]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Mar 2007): no signs of oxidation, very aristocratic [ER]
  • Corton Charlemagne(5 Mar 2007): no oxidation; super bottle shocked people at the 99 Montrachet and Corton tasting -- see related tasting notes [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(May 2007) - showed some signs of premature oxidation (R DeAngelo)
  • Corton Charlemagne(Aug 2007) - Heavily oxidised. [Cam Wheeler]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Mar 2008): no signs of oxidation, excellent [ER]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Mar 2008): heavily oxidised [Dale Williams]
  • Corton Charlemagne(April 2008): didn't have it down as oxidised, but was put off by some caramel/butterscotch aromas [Jan-Tore Egge]
  • Corton Charlemagne(May 2008): no signs of oxidation, excellent, young (Howard Cooper)
  • Corton Charlemagne(Jul 2008) - Not oxidised. [Cam Wheeler]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Jul 2008): partially oxidized, most apparent on the finish (MLee)
  • Corton Charlemagne(Sept 2008): some blue tinge on cork, but wine was beautiful, and still youthful (Ben Delancy)
  • Corton Charlemagne(Dec 2008): 3 bottles, 2 with signs of oxidation, 1 with none and excellent [RAG]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Feb 2009): not oxidised, lovely [B Percival]
  • Corton Charlemagne(April 2009) oxidised [Don Cornutt]
  • Corton Charlemagne(April 2009) 2 bottles oxidised [RAG]
  • Corton Charlemagne(May 2009) 2 bottles perfect condition, still youthful - from C&E Warehouse [KKW]
  • Corton Charlemagne(June 2009) partially oxidized, most apparent on the nose (Don Cornutt)
  • Corton Charlemagne (July 2009) perfect condition, drinking beautifully - from K&L [Gregg Ushiroda]
  • Corton Charlemagne(August 2009) Tasted good when first opened, but after a few minutes started showing definite signs of oxidation. I would call this partially oxidized [Howard Cooper]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Sept 2009) Not oxidised [Gareth Miles]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Oct 2009)bleached cork; blue tinged; partially oxidized (Ben Delancy)
  • Corton Charlemagne(Nov 2009) "right" colour, tight and youthful albeit unyielding [R Gleissner]
  • Corton Charlemagne(7 Nov 2009): Not oxidised. Lovely. (P. ONeill)
  • Corton Charlemagne(25 November 2009): strongly oxidized; my wife says that two other bottles opened over the last month (I've been away on a long trial) were fine [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(February 2010): not oxidised. Getting close to mature. Very nice. This bottle was from a supposed recent, second release of this wine. [Garrett DeVries]
  • Corton Charlemagne(March 26-April 9 2010) 3 bottles -- two bottles partially oxidized and one pretty mature [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(July 2010) More advanced than expected, signs of oxidation, but still drinking well [Robert Thornton]
  • Corton Charlemagne(July 21 and 27 2010): two bottles, neither oxidized and quite nice. Both from the K&L late-released "guaranteed" stock. [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Sept 2010) Completely oxidized
  • Corton Charlemagne(March 2011) Completely oxidized [John Bierly]
  • Corton Charlemagne(April 2011) three bottles (last April 2011), none oxidized. [Thomas Küntziger]
  • Corton Charlemagne(May 2011) not oxidized [Stephane Pierrel]
  • Corton Charlemagne(16 Jun 2011): partially oxidized [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Feb 2012) not oxidized (Adrian Latimer)
  • Corton Charlemagne (Dec 31, 2012) partially oxidised ( b.henry)
  • Corton Charlemagne (Aug 19, 2013) Completely oxidized 3rd of 6 (first two ok) (S. Hasselman)
  • Corton Charlemagne (Feb 22, 2014) not oxidized, perfect bottle, lasted for many hours and improved during the night. [Kjetil Finsrud]

2000

  • Corton Charlemagne(Jun 2004): not oxidised [WK Choy]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Jan 2007): badly oxidised [Peter Muto]
  • Corton Charlemagne(May 2007): Of 72 bottles opened for a recent London wedding, 24 bottles (33%) exhibited partial to complete oxidation. Information reported by William Gau. [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Aug 2007): no signs of oxidation, still very young [ER]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Feb 2008): Not at all oxidized, still young, great potential [Frank Drew]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Apr 2008): Oxidized [MLT]
  • Corton Charlemagne(26 Feb 2008): No oxidation and showed very well among a bunch of 2000 Montrachets and Coche wines. See 2000 tasting notes [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Jun 2008) - Not oxidised, a beautiful, youthful wine. [Cam Wheeler]
  • Corton Charlemagne(April 2009) oxidised nose advanced [Don Cornutt]
  • Corton Charlemagne(July 2009) Oxidized [Karl Wee]
  • Corton Charlemagne(11 July 2009): not oxidized. Took a while to open up, great young corton charlemagne [Keith Akers]
  • Corton Charlemagne(July 2009); not oxidised, magnificent [Tom Reddick]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Aug 2009) - Not oxidised, excellent. [Cam Wheeler]
  • Corton Charlemagne(August 2009) Not at all oxidised, excellent [David Honig]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Aug and Sept 2009) excellent with no oxidation from 3 different bottles on different nights [Alan Weinberg]
  • Corton Charlemagne( Jan 2010 ) : excellent [Herwig Janssen]
  • Corton Charlemagne(10 Jan 2010): partially oxidized [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(17 Feb 2010): two bottles. One advanced with honey and caramel but decent wine; the other bright and youthful [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(18 Mar 2010): Not oxidized [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(April 2010): no signs of oxidation [ER]
  • Corton Charlemagne(April 2010): 3 more bottles -- none oxidized [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Aug 2010): Not oxidized but perhaps a bit advanced. Similar notes to Don from 2/17/10 [Stu Jakub]
  • Corton Charlemagne(4 May 2010): two bottles: one completely oxidized, the other fine [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(June 2010): oxidised. Drinkable but not good. Have had some good, some not. Graciously replaced by domaine. (Adrian Latimer)
  • Corton Charlemagne(1 Jan 2011): not oxidized [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(23 Feb 2011): not oxidized and brilliant on this occasion. See 95-2000 Retrospective notes. [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(August 12,2011); oxidized straight away. Not drinkable. [Don Cornutt]
  • Corton Charlemagne(August 12, 2011); not oxidized, I'm not impressed. [ER]
  • Corton Charlemagne(August 13, 2011): no signs of premox at all - bright, light, and a bit tight but opened up to be a beautiful and deep CC - if not premoxed, bags of life left! [Maureen Nelson]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Nov 2011): Not oxidized. Had at a restaurant. It started very closed, but greatly improved over the two hours it was in the glass. [Ville Viinikka]
  • Corton Charlemagne(December 2012): Not oxidized. [Cam Wheeler]
  • Corton Charlemagne ( Dec 31, 2012) beautiful wine, no oxidation (b.henry)
  • Corton Charlemagne ( March 2013) Oxidized; drinkable, barely, but no fun. (Frank Drew)
  • Corton Charlemagne (December 2011) Oxidation well underway; fell apart after 2 hours opening. [Greg Munyard]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Oct & Dec 2014): Replacement bottles from domaine (see above); no premox, perfect (Adrian Latimer)

2001

  • Corton Charlemagne(Mar 2006): Forward bottle with softening finish- 1st stage of premature oxidation? (J. Gilman)
  • Corton Charlemagne(Jan 2007): no signs of oxidation [ER]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Jan 2010): no signs of oxidation. A very, very nice wine; still young [ER]
  • Corton Charlemagne(May 2010): not a trace of oxidation. Took an hour to get going and remained tight and unyielding (Mike de Lange)
  • Corton Charlemagne(April 2010/Feb 2009): one good in 2009, one showing oxidation in 2010 - ok but drink up (Adrian Latimer)
  • Corton Charlemagne(Dec 2012): oxidized [ER]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Dec 31 2012) beautiful wine, no oxidation(b.henry)
  • Corton Charlemagne (Dec 2015) oxidized (R DeAngelo)

2002

  • Corton Charlemagne(Sep 2005): not oxidised [Jan-Tore Egge]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Nov 2005): not oxidised [pep]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Mar 2006): not oxidized, but quite forward and to drink early. (J. Gilman)
  • Corton Charlemagne(May 2007) - Not oxidised, very youthful. [Cam Wheeler]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Jan 2008): not oxidised, but too advanced in colour and taste (R. Gleissner)
  • Corton Charlemagne(Nov 2008): not oxidized, indeed quite forward and (too?) easy to enjoy [ER]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Jan 2009) - Not oxidised but didn't seem like it would age long-term. [Cam Wheeler]
  • Corton Charlemagne(July 2009): clearly oxidized [ER]
  • Corton Charlemagne(August 2009): clearly oxidised, but still (just) enjoyable [Michiel Carpentier]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Sep 2009): not oxidised; fresh and young, needing time [Jan-Tore Egge]
  • Corton Charlemagne(4 Feb 2010): not oxidized; extremely good wine at the moment, but this wine always seems to show well at my big vintage tastings only to fall apart later. See 2002 Tasting Notes, Night One. [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(29 Mar 2010): not oxidized. Needs time. [T De Waen]
  • Corton Charlemagne(July 2010): not oxidized. Wonderful wine! [H Selte]
  • Corton Charlemagne(September 2010): 3 bottles, all oxidised. [Magnus Wold Ueland]
  • Corton Charlemagne(24 October 2010): not oxidized, but a bit flat on the finish [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(January 2011): oxidised. [Ben Delancy]
  • Corton Charlemagne(7 Mar 2011): not oxidized and showing nicely [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(June 2011): badly oxidized [D. Elam]
  • Corton Charlemagne(July 2011) - Not obviously oxidised but also not quite right, might have been on its way downhill. [Cam Wheeler]
  • Corton Charlemagne(17 Oct 2011): badly oxidized [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Feb 2012) Fresh, crisp and beautiful - not a trace of premox! [H. S e l t e ]
  • Corton Charlemagne(July 2012) Not Oxidized - showing well, although I expected more. [NTyson]
  • Corton Charlemagne(October 2012) Not Oxidized - Coming along slowly. Although triple decanting transformed the wine. [NTyson]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Dec 2012) not oxidized; beautiful wine [B Delancy ]
  • Corton Charlemagne (March 2012) Not oxidised; impressive but a touch oaky [Greg Munyard]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Mar 2009) Not oxidized, but very primary and uncommunicative. [Ole Skilleås]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Sep 2012) Oxidized, and hideously so.[Ole Skilleås]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Aug 2014): not oxidized [R Younger]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Aug 2014): 2nd bottle, not oxidized [R Younger]
  • Corton Charlemagne ( March 2015), slight pre-mox, just a little on the nose [b.henry]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Oct. 2015 – ) 9 btls not oxidized & greatly enjoyed by a number of experienced palates. 1 or 2 btls felt advanced, but were still very enjoyable. Btls in Oct. 2016 & Apr. 2017 were simply superb: powerful wines on the mark. From an OWC purchased from a reputable West Coast retailer's auction platform in Jul. 2014. [Rayner Cheung]

2003

  • Corton Charlemagne(Feb 2006): not oxidised, merely atypical due to vintage [Jan-Tore Egge]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Nov 2009): not oxidized, rich, a pleasant 2003 but not exciting [ER]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Dec 2010): not oxidized, rich, well made for the vintage, not exciting [J. Prandi]

2004

  • Corton Charlemagne (Dec 2012) - Not oxidized, very good, tight, needs another 5 years, which is a silly thing to say after just having flushed the oxidized 2001 through the sink [ER]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Jan 2013) - Not oxidized; impressive but a touch oaky [Greg Munyard]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Aug 2014): not oxidized [R Younger]
  • Corton Charlemagne (March 2015): not oxidized, still young, lovely [Adrian Latimer]
  • Corton Charlemagne (July 2015): Yeah, it was a silly thing to say December 2012, completely oxidized [ER]
  • Corton Charlemagne (August 2015): oxidized and corked, my last bottle of my 2004/5 CC's. Last 4, all oxidized, I think I'll open my first 2006 tonight [ER]
  • Corton Charlemagne (December 2016) two bottles both totally oxidized (TA)
  • Corton Charlemagne ( April 2017) light gold, dead (but graciously replaced by domaine). Replacement bottle pale, touch reductive, young, lovely [Adrian Latimer]
  • Corton Charlemagne (10 June 2017): totally shot. [Nathan V.]

2005

  • Corton Charlemagne(Apr 2012) - Not oxidised, powerful and youthful. [Cam Wheeler]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Dec 2012): Not oxidized, very youthful. [Cam Wheeler]
  • Corton Charlemagne (February 2013) - Not oxidized, clean and fresh, very nice. [D Gordon]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Sept 2013) - Not oxidised, powerful and youthful. [TSim@rud]
  • Corton Charlemagne (April 2014) - Not oxidized, still very young, very good [ER].
  • Corton Charlemagne (Aug 2014): Not oxidized [R Younger]
  • Corton Charlemagne (July 2015): oxidized, very much so [ER]
  • Corton Charlemagne (July 2015): oxidized [ER]
  • Corton Charlemagne ( Nov 2015) heavily reduced, could not blow off the sulphur, but no pre mox!! [b.henry]
  • Corton Charlemagne ( Nov 2016) heavily reduced, could not blow off the sulphur, but no pre mox!! [b.henry] same as above!!
  • Corton Charlemagne (December 2016) not typical oxidized, but little nose and it gave me nothing. Advanced? (TA)
  • Corton Charlemagne ( march 2017) severely reduced, not as bad as Nov 15,16 [b.henry]
  • Corton Charlemagne ( April 2017) severely reduced, again sulphur is less that Nov 15,Nov 16) [b.henry]

2006

  • Corton Charlemagne (August 2015): not oxidized, not bad at all [ER]
  • Corton Charlemagne (August 2015): not oxidized, still young [Adrian Latimer]

2007

  • Corton Charlemagne (June 2012): oaky, not oxidized [ER]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Aug 2014): Not oxidized [R Younger]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Dec 2015): not oxidized, still some oak, not sure that this will evolve into the CC of BdM I used to love [ER]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Dec 2015): not oxidized, but heavily sulphured, double decanting it 2 hrs ahead made it ok to drink[b.henry]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Mar 2017): not oxidized, a bit too 2007 to my taste [ER]

2009

  • Corton Charlemagne (July 2016): 12 bottles opened for an event, none oxidized [AT Bridge]
  • Corton Charlemagne ( Nov 2016) heavily reduced, not nearly as bad as the 2005, opened 24hrs ahead but no pre mox!! [b.henry]