Grape(s): Pinot Noir
Localization: Cote de Beaune, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France
Tasting Notes: Nice dark garnet color with brown to mauve shades. Complex bouquet associating perfumes of jammy red fruit, peony with a hint of chocolate. Harmonious and deep palate, with a beautiful maturity and dense but fine tannins. An attractive wine.
Notes: This Clos, situated beneath the parcel of Les Marconnets, was the property of the dukes of Burgundy. Bouchard Pere et Fils holds a little less than one hectare of this Premier Cru, with its clay-limestone subsoil producing wines of lovely roundness and great elegance. From East-Southeast to Southeast exposures with limestone and clay, but predominantly clay. 100% Pinot Noir
Food pairing: Game, red meat dishes in sauce, cheese.
The Domain: Founded in 1731, Bouchard Père & Fils is one of Burgundy’s oldest wine merchants and one of the largest landowners in the Côte d’Or. Over the centuries, the House has been devoted to attaining highly renowned parcels to produce exceptional Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. With uncompromising quality standards, long-term grower partnerships, and aging in a state-of-the-art winery result in wines of outstanding consistency and the truest and finest expression of each terroir.
Bouchard Père & Fils joined the Henriot family portfolio in 1995.
Over time, by acquiring various terroirs with great care and patience, Bouchard Père & Fils has built up a vast domaine in Côte-d’Or. Today the estate boasts 130 hectares of vines, of which 12 are classed Grand Cru and 74 classed as Premier Cru.
Bouchard Père & Fils is an example of unique Burgundy heritage, offering great diversity and a raft of prestigious appellations: Montrachet, Corton-Charlemagne, Beaune Grèves Vignes de l’Enfant Jésus, Bonnes-Mares, Meursault Perrières… names that resonate with history, inspiring respect and encouraging the pursuit of excellence, with 4 monopolies and exclusives among them. These remarkable parcels are meticulously tended by our teams who are responsible for the maintenance of the estate’s vines.