Appearance: Dark with sustained ruby tints
Bouquet: Red fruit aromas, particularly raspberry, strawberry, cherry and black fruits such as blackcurrant and blackberry
In the mouth: Firm and structured, chewy and rich in silky, well-integrated tannins.
The Corton mountain forms an exemplary geological cross-section. Between 200 and 300 metres of altitude, the soil is reddish brown with many flint nodules, calcareous flint waste or loose soil which is rich in potassium and phosphoric acid.