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Bouchard Père & Fils : Bonnes-Mares Grand cru Domaine 2020

Bouchard Père & Fils : Bonnes-Mares Grand cru Domaine 2020

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Bouchard Père & Fils : Bonnes-Mares Grand cru Domaine 2020

A Bonnes Mares Grand Cru wine showcasing an alluring power and aromatic expression

The estate

The Bouchard Père & Fils estate was founded in Beaune in 1731. With almost three centuries of history, Bouchard Père & Fils is one of the oldest estates in Burgundy. At the head of an exceptional estate in the Côte d'Or, the family’s 9th generation still perpetuates their unique know-how in the art of making fine Burgundian wines.

Built up over the years, the vineyards of Bouchard Père et Fils estate now spread across 130 hectares of vines. Combining prestigious Burgundian appellations and exceptional plots, the Bouchard Père & Fils vineyard owns a truly unique wine heritage.

The vineyard

This Bonnes-Mares Grand Cru Domaine by Bouchard Père & Fils stems from a 0.24-hectare vineyard acquired in 1996. On this east-facing vineyard, the vines are planted on limestone soil composed of pebbles and gravels, resulting in iconic wines among fine Bonnes-Mares Grand Cru wines.

The vinification and ageing

Following the manual harvest, the grapes are sorted and destemmed, either totally or partially, depending on the vintage. Fermentation in small containers is completed by a gentle pressing. Vatting for 18 to 21 days depending on the vintage. Aged for 12 to 14 months in French oak barrels (45 to 60% of which are new) in the Bastion cellars of the historic Château de Beaune.

The blend

Pinot Noir (100%).

Bouchard Père & Fils’ Bonnes-Mares Grand cru Domaine 2020: Characteristics and tasting tips

The tasting

Nose

The nose elegantly blends fruity and spicy fragrances.

Palate

The palate is seduced the wine’s fullness and its firm structure.

Food and wine pairing

This Bonnes-Mares Grand Cru Domaine 2020 by the Bouchard Père & Fils estate can be paired with poultry, game (pigeon, guinea fowl) or cheese.

Service

For an optimal tasting experience, serve between 17 and 18°C.

Cellaring

This fine Burgundy wine can be kept in the cellar until 2030 and beyond.

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