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2015 Bouchard 1er Cru Savigny Les Lavieres

2015 Bouchard 1er Cru Savigny Les Lavieres

93 Points Allen Meadows, Burghound
2015 Bouchard 1er Cru Savigny Les Lavieres
93 Points Allen Meadows, Burghound

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A dark-fruited yet refined Premier Cru from Savigny-les-Beaune in Burgundy. The Les Lavieres vineyard has stony soils that offer great drainage, with this wine from a supreme vintage emerging as typical of the Bouchard bottlings from this site: dark fruit and licorice/mineral aspects with lovely depth and structure. A serious and characterful Premier Cru for a very good price.

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$64.99 in mixed 6+ or $72.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Pinot Noir

Its Origins

Today the Burgundian wine domaine of Bouchard Pere et Fils can trace its origins back to 1731, though it is no longer family owned. In 1995 the Champagne house Joseph Henriot acquired the company and quality has risen as a consequence. Bouchard is led by Stéphane Follin Arbelet, while the wines are made by Philippe Prost - who has been with the company since 1978. An impressive gravity-flow winery on the Route de Savigny, the Cuvérie St Vincent, was completed in 2005 and enables them to process all their wines with optimum efficiency. Bouchard’s total holdings comprise 130 hectares, including 12ha of grand crus and 74ha of premier crus, which makes them the largest vineyard owners in the Côte d’Or.

What The Critics Say

91-93/100 and rated Outstanding Top Value in Burghound, Allen Meadows

"Good freshness and verve to the well-detailed medium-bodied flavors that exhibit a subtle minerality on the sappy, textured and beautifully complex finish. This should amply reward mid-term cellaring and overall, it is really quite impressive as about the only nit is a hint of backend warmth. Recommended." Drink 2022+

88-90/100 Vinous, Stephen Tanzer

"Good full red. Offers distinctly darker fruit aromas than the villages Savigny, along with menthol and pepper accents. Then softer but more concentrated on the palate, with flavors of blackberry, menthol and licorice. Finishes spicy and firmly tannic. The yield was just under 35 hectoliters per hectare here, according to winemaker Frédéric Weber but just 5 in 2016 owing to the terrible late-April frost."

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Pinot Noir

  • Colour

    Red

  • Region

    Burgundy

  • Closure

    Cork

  • Volume

    750ml

This Wine Goes Well With

with DUCK
with GAME
with PORK

Taste

3

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