Elegant small fruit flavours. A pleasantly balancedwine which reveals a harmonious blend of fruit and terroir. To enjoy young for its freshness, can age 3-4 years to develop more mature pinot noir notes.
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BOURCHARD PERE et Fils- 2011 BOUCHARD PERE BOURGOGNE ROUGE
"A grapey, fresh and relatively complex nose of red berry fruit and earth aromas leads to rich, generous and suave flavors that retain a reasonable sense of detail on the delicious finish that offers better than average depth and length." Allen Meadows' Burghound.com 86 points Drink 2015+
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BOURCHARD PERE et Fils
The estate going through nine gererations of the Bouchard family since its establishment in1791eventually fell into disrepair producing dull and uninteresting wines. In 1995 The Henriots, a very old Champagne family purchased the property and revitalized it's improving its vneyards, and winemaking. Today it is one of the top producers in Burgundy.
|Founded in 1731 in Beaune by Michel Bouchard, Bouchard Pere & Fils, is one of the oldest wine estates in Burgundy, perpetuating tradition for over 280 years 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 Greves Vigne de l’Enfant Jesus.”
This desire to build up an exceptional estate in Cote 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.