Lets face it - 2016 is both a great and a terrible year for the Montrachet hill. On the Chassagne side the frost was merciless and most of the havest was destroyed in the April frost, while the Puligny side produced at least some Montrachet, and … [Read more...] about Bouchard Pere et Fils, Montrachet 2016
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The Bonnes Mares is in in my view the top wine of the red 2016s from Bouchard Pere et Fils. The nose is expressive, and floral - apparently with quite it's fair share of whole cluster - lovely depth with a complex and mineral note. On the palate … [Read more...] about Bouchard Pere et Fils, Bonnes Mares 2016
The Chambertin Clos de Beze 2016 is showing fine balance and harmony - a delightful wine with a certain generosity. The nose is brimming with quite intense fruit. On the palate fine concentration and detail - quite rich yet classic, intense and … [Read more...] about Bouchard Pere et Fils, Chambertin Clos de Beze 2016
The Third time I taste the Montrachet 2014 from Bouchard and it's still a tremendous wine - and somehow it's slightly difficult to understand the diverging opinions about this wine. It's intense and quite rich currently, lovely balance and intensity … [Read more...] about Bouchard Pere et Fils, Montrachet 2014
The 1990 Le Corton from Bouchard is now approaching maturity. One of the most consistent wines of the large Bouchard portfolio. In the bouquet red fruits, quite some floral notes, forest floor and a slight hint of truffle peel ... fine complexity. On … [Read more...] about Bouchard Pere et Fils, Le Corton 1990
The Corton Charlemagne 1990 is now almost fully mature, but still fresh and very vivacious. The nose offer hazelnuts, hints of Belle de boskoob - intensely mineral still with a bit of citrus note. On the palate, generous, intense and mineral driven, … [Read more...] about Bouchard Pere et Fils, Corton Charlemagne 1990
The 1998 Remoissenet Montrachet is now fully mature in my view. In the nose dark yellow fruit .. pineapple, white peach, hazelnuts - with a foundation of stony minerality. The warmer and sweeter notes like acacia and fique with hints of quince … [Read more...] about Remoissenet, Montrachet 1998
The Romanee-Saint-Vivant 2008 from Arnoux-Lachaux is getting more and more detailed and balanced. The nose is quite expressive offering variations of red and dark fruits - cherries, raspberries and hints of blueberries - spiced with peony rose and a … [Read more...] about Domaine Arnoux-Lachaux, Romanee-Saint-Vivant 2008