The quality Pinot Noir vineyard from which this wine is produced enjoys a good East orientation and a mainly calcareous-clay soil. The 2008 Corton Grand Cru Clos du Roi from Domaine de la Pousse d'Or is characterised by fine and elegant tannins, as well as a pleasant energy. The contrasted year resulted in wonderful and complex wines beautifully combining strength and finesse. The 2008 Corton Grand Cru Clos du Roi of Domaine de la Pousse d'Or was aged on lees in oak barrels (30% new-ageing barrels) for 18 months. On the nose, the bouquet is dominated by spices and clove pepper. The palate is dense with a good structure.