Renowned and respected as one of the finest producers in Burgundy, Bouchard Père et Fils has truly become an institution, known for the exceptional quality of their wines and the diversity of its many vineyards. Founded in 1731, Bouchard Père et Fils has built up an estate of 130ha and, collectively, is the largest owner of Grand Crus (12ha) and Premier Crus (74ha) across the Côte d’Or Bouchard Père et Fils represents almost one hundred ‘climats’ or uniquely diverse vineyards, including prestigious monopoles such as ‘Beaune Grèves Vigne de l’Enfant Jésus’ and ‘Chevalier-Montrachet La Cabotte’.
A subtly exotic and mildly spiced nose that mixes ripe yellow fruit aromas trimmed in just a bit of pain grillé that give way to rich, tautly muscled and powerful flavors that possess ample mid-palate concentration and plenty of dry extract that confers a textured character to the serious and admirably long finish. Also recommended. Tasted: Jul 01, 2008 Score: 92 Drink: 2012+ Comments: Outstanding! Issue 31 Allen Meadows; Burghound
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