"Sexy lift to the aromas of pear, white pepper, menthol and spring flowers. Wonderfully silky and suave, conveying lovely inner-mouth perfume
and a weightless impression to its lime and crushed-stone flavors. This classically dry, suave, fine-grained wine features a tactile, dry, slowly
rising finish with echoing notes of crushed rock and white pepper. This tiny estate parcel is ideally placed next to Chevalier-Montrachet, at an
altitude between that grand cru's second and third terraces and on similar soil, and it shares Chevalier's combination of delicacy, intensity and
- Vinous 92-94 points
Starters, Fish and White Meat in Cream Sauce
Founded in 1731 in Beaune by Michel Bouchard, Bouchard Père & Fils, is one of the oldest wine estates in Burgundy, perpetuating tradition for nearly 3 centuries and 9 generations.
In 1775, Joseph Bouchard acquired his first vineyards in Volnay in the famous “Les Caillerets” climat and started to develop the family’s vineyard holdings.
During the French Revolution, property belonging to the clergy and nobility was confiscated and put up for sale. Joseph’s son, Antoine Philibert Joseph Bouchard, seized the opportunity to extend the family’s vineyard holdings in Beaune including the famous “Beaune Grèves Vigne de l’Enfant Jesus.”
This desire to build up an exceptional estate in Côte d’Or endured through the generations and acquisitions in the best Villages were added throughout the 19th century and again in the early 20th century.