Bouchard Père & Fils Le Corton Grand Cru 2021

A$445.00

Availability
In stock
Volume
750ml
Varieties
Region/Country
Burgundy, France
Rating
92-95 points

Vintages

2021

Description

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’.

The first traces of vineyards at Aloxe-Corton date back to the 2nd Century B.C. The writer, Guy de Maupassant contributed to its reputation by calling it the "Roi des bons vivants" in his famous novel "Bel Ami". Corton is the only red Grand Cru on the Côte de Beaune and the only Grand Cru on the Côte d'Or to be divided into "sous climats". "Le Corton" is the historic vineyard that gave the name to the Corton appellation.

Intense bouquet with aromas of red and black fruit, spices and a touch a oak. Rich and structured on the palate, this wine needs a bit of patience in order to reveal its raciness and great distinction. Excellent ageing potential." - Bouchard Pere & Fils

Ratings

Score
92 - 95 points
Reviewer
Allen Meadows
Review

Ripe yet decidedly cool and very, very fresh aromas include those of spice, purple fruit, the sauvage and plenty of newly turned earth character. The mouthfeel of the caressing middleweight plus flavors is surprisingly refined with excellent power and focus on the balanced and persistent if markedly compact finale. As is virtually always the case, this is a ‘buy and forget you own it’ wine. Drink 2033+

Score
94 points
Reviewer
Tim Atkin

Specifications

Closure
Corked
Serving Temp.
14-18 °C
Alcohol
13%
Cellar until
2033 - 2043
Decanter
Food pairing
Venison, game birds, full-flavoured cheeses.

Tasting Profile

Nose
Ripe yet decidedly cool and very, very fresh aromas include those of spice, purple fruit, the sauvage, and plenty of newly turned earth character.
Palate
The mouthfeel of the caressing middleweight plus flavors is surprisingly refined with excellent power and focus on the balanced and persistent if markedly compact finale, making it a 'buy and forget you own it' wine.

Bouchard Père & Fils Le Corton Grand Cru 2021

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