2017 Bouchard Beaune 1er Cru Clos Saint-Landry
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, William Kelley
89-91/100 Vinous, Stephen Tanzer
"(aging in 15% new oak, a bit less than the Beaune Blanc du Château): More complex scents of yellow peach and subtle spices. A step up in sweetness and depth of flavor from the Blanc du Château, displaying more buffering material for its alcohol. Round and silky in the middle, showing a hint of banana, but the chewy finish displays good grip and mineral reserve. This vineyard is now being worked organically."
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