This Bourgogne A.O.C. is subject to a special selection of 100% Pinot Noir grapes that come principally from the renowned communes of the CÃ´te de Beaune, like Beaune, Chorey-lÃ¨s-Beaune, Savigny, Santenay and Maranges
Founded in 1731 in Beaune by Michel Bouchard, Bouchard PÃ¨re & 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 â€œLes Cailleretsâ€ climat and started to develop the familyâ€™s vineyard holdings.
TASTING NOTE: Intense colour. Very aromatic bouquet of small ripe red fruits (cherry, raspberry, currant). Beautiful flesh in mouth, a delicious marriage where tannins and fruits are
FOOD/WINE PAIRING: Roasts, poultry, meat pies, medium-flavored cheeses.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: Between 15Â°C to 16Â°C
AGEING POTENTIAL: 3 to 5 years
Purchases of musts and young wines are made through contracts with vine growers, who make a commitment to respecting Bouchard PÃ¨re & Fils strict quality criteria. We pass on all our expertise so that the grapes selection conforms to our requirements.
VINIFICATION: Depending on the profile of the vintage, vatting lasts 8 to 12 days.
MATURING: 9 to 10 months: 20% in French oak barrels, the rest in stainless steel vats.
SOIL OF THE APPELATION: Limestone and clay
TOTAL SURFACE OF THE APPELATION IN PRODUCTION:1842 hectares
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