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2016 Bouchard Beaune 1er Cru Clos Saint-Landry

2016 Bouchard Beaune 1er Cru Clos Saint-Landry

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92 Points Parker's Wine Advocate
2016 Bouchard Beaune 1er Cru Clos Saint-Landry
92 Points Parker's Wine Advocate

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Unique stuff, the Saint-Landry site is where Burgundy's most ancient traces of Chardonnay are to be found. The Bouchard family purchased it a while back -- oh, you know, two hundred plus years ago -- and it is now a 'Monopole' (exclusive to them). A classic Beaune and a distinctive white Burgundy from a special terroir, the Clos Saint-Landry is a staff favourite.

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$79.99 in mixed 6+ or $88.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Chardonnay

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

90-92/100 Parker's Wine Advocate, Neal Martin

"The 2016 Beaune 1er Cru Clos Saint-Landry Blanc, a monopole belonging to Bouchard, has an expressive yellow flower and nectarine-scented bouquet that is nicely defined. The palate is fresh on the entry with a fine bead of acidity, just a hint of edginess here thanks to the wise decision to pick this first. Brimming with tension and terroir expression, I would highly recommend this white Beaune."

90/100 Burghound, Allen Meadows

"A discreet application of oak sets off the exotic aromas of white peach, orange peel and a hint of rose petal. The dense and brooding flavors also possess fine mid-palate density as the abundant dry extract imparts a lush mouth feel to the saline-inflected finish." Drink 2021+

17.5/20 JancisRobinson.com, Richard Hemming

"Mango and pineapple fruit – a big shift from their Beaune du Château, with better integration of oak, and long layers of flavour on the finish. Rich, bold and expressive with the concentration to last years. (RH)."Drink 2018 - 2030

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Chardonnay

  • Colour

    White

  • Region

    Burgundy

  • Closure

    Cork

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Maturity

    2018 - 2030

This Wine Goes Well With

with CANAPES
with PORK
with SEAFOOD

Taste

3

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If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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