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2021 Bouchard Père & Fils Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru

Original price was: $1,259.00.Current price is: $1,200.00.
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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’.

Tasting Notes

92-94 Points Allen Meadows
(from a 2.54 ha parcel including La Cabotte; the yield in 2021 was only 3.6 hl/ha and this includes the fruit from La Cabotte!). An exuberantly floral-suffused nose is both elegant and airy with its array of cool and restrained apple, pear, spice and mandarin orange scents. The broad-shouldered flavors are dense to the point of opulence while also retaining the hallmark refinement while delivering first-rate length on the succulent, sappy, balanced and chalky finish. This is quite rich and sufficiently forward that it may actually be approachable young. With that said, it could use more depth so at least some cellaring should prove beneficial.

92-94 Points Wine Advocate
Including the vines that are normally bottled separately as La Cabotte, Bouchard’s 2021 Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru wafts from the glass with aromas of lemon oil, nutmeg and crisp stone fruits. Medium to full-bodied, ample and fleshy, it’s satiny and vibrant, with lively acids and a long, saline finish.

2021 Bouchard Père & Fils Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru