Charlemagne Grand Cru 2020 La Vougeraie
  • Charlemagne Grand Cru 2020 La Vougeraie

Charlemagne Grand Cru 2020

  • White
  • 75 cl

Limited quantities! Charlemagne Grand Cru 2020 Domaine de la Vougeraie: among the best references in Burgundy. Organic Wine, Cuvée limited to 3043 bottles.
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Charlemagne Grand Cru 2020

  • Complex

  • Powerful

  • Mineral

  • Fruity

  • Woody


When we talk about Corton-Charlemagne, we are talking about one of the best white wines in the world.

This Charlemagne 2020 from Domaine de la Vougeraie offers all the promises of this Grand Cru Blanc from the Côte de Beaune, with an even more marked note of excellence thanks to a 2020 vintage considered to be of very good level. The Domaine is one of the most demanding in Burgundy, and this is reflected in the result.

So much fun! Rich and concentrated, the wine is at the same time round and supple, fluid but fat, very long in the mouth... In short, an opulent, refined and very expressive wine, a very complete set that only very great wines can manage to master in their entirety.

Wine obviously long ageing, to reserve a few more years, knowing that its optimum will be from 10 years of ageing, up to 20 years. But already what a success!

Technical information:

Grape variety : 100% Chardonnay
Planting density: 10,000 vines/ha
Size: Guyot
Horse ploughing

Le Charlemagne
Location: south of the Montagne de Corton. Exposed to the south, it extends in fairly steep slope between 250 and 320 meters above sea level.
Soil and subsoil: soil rich in silica, very calcareous, loamy and very stony (white earth).
Plant material: clonal selection at 40% and mass selection at 60%.
Organic farming since 1998.

In Charlemagne
Soil and subsoil: soil rich in silica, very calcareous, loamy and very stony (white earth).
Plant material: massal selection.
Organic farming: 2012.

Work in the vineyard: ploughing with a horse. Buttage of the vines in winter. Spray of nettle tea and rhubarb, decoction of horsetail and silica, tansy, willow, yarrow. Biodynamic preparations 500 and 501 in late winter and spring, and 501 before flower. Evasivation in spring.

Breeding :

Duration and type: 16 months in barrels and 2 months in stainless steel tanks.
Percentage of new barrels: 28%
Burning: medium heating
Origin of the woods: Cîteaux, Centre France
Number of batonnages: one batonnage per month in rising moon until December.
No racking.
Light bentonite bonding, light filtration.

Operating temperature: 11 to 13°

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  • Appellation

    Grand Cru
  • Type of Wine

  • Wine Making

    Oak casks
  • Grape Variety

  • Harvest

  • Burgundy Region

    Côte de Beaune
  • Vintage

  • Service

    12 to 14 degrees
  • Custody potential


Corton Charlemagne

Wine Characteristics

When young, Corton-Charlemagne is pale gold in colour with green highlights.
As it ages, the colour shifts towards yellow or amber. The bouquet, delicate in the extreme, features buttery notes of baked apple, citrus fruits, pineapple, lime, bracken, juniper, cinnamon, and flint. Honeyed notes are frequently present. The older vintages (25-30 years) reveal leather and truffle. Both the glass and the palate are filled with its powerful exhalations. Corton- Charlemagne is an astonishing demonstration of what the Chardonnay grape is capable of in terms of richness, power, concentration, distinction and balance. Rarely do we see such a perfect synthesis between grape variety and terroir.

Wine Steward’s Tip

The manner in which Corton-Charlemagne achieves a perfect balance in the mouth between its remarkable acidity and its rounded opulence demands refined and delicate dishes which nonetheless possess real aromatic power.
The natural candidates would include foie gras, whose bitterness would be supported by the wine’s forceful minerality, as well as more conventional classics such as good-quality crustaceans (lobster, crawfish, crab) whose strong but delicate flesh harmonizes with the wine in a spectacular fashion. Poultry or veal in white sauces would also do the wine justice, as would blue cheeses.
Serving temperature: 12 to 14°C.


Situated almost on the border between the Côte de Nuits and the Côte de Beaune, and at altitudes between 280 and 330 metres, much of the Corton- Charlemagne appellation faces south-west (which is uncommon in these parts). The Hill of Corton, high and rounded, has vineyards on three sides corresponding to the three villages of Aloxe-Corton (Climat: Le Charlemagne), Pernand-Vergelesses (Climat: En Charlemagne) and Ladoix-Serrigny (Climats: part or all of Pougets, Corton, Languettes).These vineyards were a gift of the Emperor Charlemagne to the religious community of Saint-Andoche de Saulieu in the year 775. It remained in their possession for a thousand years, and today still celebrates, at least in name, their illustrious benefactor. The appellation is made up of two Climats, Charlemagne and En Charlemagne, plus some neighbouring plots. Unlike the Corton appellation, the name of the Climat is not mentioned on the label. Its Grand Cru appellation dates from July 31, 1937.


The Corton Charlemagne appellation occupies the highest portion of the Hill of Corton where the gradients are steep (20-23%). The hill itself offers an exemplary geological section through the younger (145 million years) Jurassic strata which lie between Ladoix-Serrigny and Meursault. The colour of the clayrich marly soils varies from yellow through ochre to brown. Limestone alternates with marls beneath a thin cover of rendzinas. At mid-slope the mainly red wines of the Corton appellation grow on soils appreciably different in character.

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