What importer Rosenthal Wine Merchant has to say about this wine...
Aloxe-Corton is the weightlifter to Pernand’s runner. Always a bit more gritty, structured, and viscerally earthy than its neighbor, Aloxe-Corton can also take longer to come around in bottle. But the payoff is a wine of great substance and depth that tends to offer amazing value due to its relatively under-the-radar reputation. Rollin’s exceptional rendering of this appellation is definitely of a piece with their overall lineup in its precision and its mineral drive, but it shows the scrappier, more animale character of its birthplace. The family owns parcels in three Aloxe-Corton lieux-dits: “Les Boutieres,” “Les Caillettes,” and “Les Guerets,” with vines between 35 and 55 years old. Around 25% of the barrels each vintage are new.
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