Domaine Cordier was founded in Burgundy in 1968, and currently has holdings of 26 hectares since the purchase of Domaine du Pâtissier, and is made from 90 different plots. They are starting to experiment with a biodynamic approach in some of these. The domaine is currently managed by Christophe Cordier, who took over in 1987 along with his parents, who have since retired. Christophe also runs a négociant business which he founded in 2003.
This négociant business allows Christophe to specially select all his grapes from around various regions of the Mâconnais, resulting in Chardonnays that are voluptuous and yet subtle, with more than a hint of their oak barrique origins, and a clear minerality with notes of nuts and acidic fruits.
'This has a medium lemon-yellow, silver tinches; excellent nose of crushed rock, lemon sorbet, red and yellow apple, brioche & roasted nuts, hints of lanolin and herbs. The palate is medium bodied, and has a well-balanced precise acidity characteristic for the vintage, light lees texture which leaves a pleasant & mouth-watering bitter-lemon taste. This is mature, do be drunk within the next 12-18 months and offers remarkable pleasure for the price!' Anja Breit, Philglas & Swiggot, March 2021