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Bouchard Pere et Fils Chevalier Montrachet France-Bordeaux-Dry White 2009

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"Very pale, green-tinged color. Captivating high-pitched aromas of lavender, herbs and dusty stone. Rich on entry, giving a dense, fine-grained, almost sweet impression, then surprising acidity and minerality enliven the middle palate. The finish conveys a slightly tannic impression but remains smooth and suave, not to mention very long. This classy Chevalier will need time to express itself...94" IWC 09/11

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Bouchard Père et Fils:
Contrary to many wine growing regions, one of the particularities of Burgundy is the complete lack of the mixing of different grape varieties. There are two main varieties in Burgundy : Pinot Noir for the red wines; Chardonnay for the white wines. The reputation of the Grands Vins fins de Bourgogne is based on two varieties alone : Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. As early as 1866, Dr Jules Guyot i... Read more
Contrary to many wine growing regions, one of the particularities of Burgundy is the complete lack of the mixing of different grape varieties. There are two main varieties in Burgundy : Pinot Noir for the red wines; Chardonnay for the white wines. The reputation of the Grands Vins fins de Bourgogne is based on two varieties alone : Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. As early as 1866, Dr Jules Guyot in his book on viticulture of the centre north of France, wrote that: " the essence of the fine wines of the Côte d'Or, is the grape variety, the Pineau Noir or Noirien for the red wines; the Pineau Blanc or Chardenet for the white wines ". Read less
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Editorial Reviews for Bouchard Pere et Fils Chevalier Montrachet France-Bordeaux-Dry White

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065213,179
3.50 5
02/15/2012

Shy and a bit spicy on the nose. Slow to emerge smoke, earth and rhubarb notes lend this a less ripe and slight chunky tone. Soft and bright in the mouth, this is rather lacy and pure with red berry fruit. It is a bit on the simple side, but as balanced and fresh as this is, it is attractive. 88 pts


Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065213,179
3.00 5
02/15/2012

Mean and austere on the nose with some raw oak, mint and light meaty notes. On the palate, this was a touch soft and chewy with some mineral earth notes and herbal nuances. Not much is going on here, though the finish does show some lingering bitter tannins. 85 pts


Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065213,179
3.00 5
Vintage: 2005 11/12/2008

This opens sappy and sweet with oak to the fore and a background of licorice spice. There is a deep, roast meat, veal reduction edge to the fruit and high tones of cola and floral tones. In the mouth this is bright with a bit of an extracted feel. Simple cherry and cranberry fruit is presented in a modernish package of clumsy tannins and elevated alcohol that yields an inelegant whole though the finish does offer a pleasant medicinal note. 86pts


Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065213,179
3.00 5
Vintage: 1996 11/13/2008

Sweet and sappy on the nose with very spicy fruit. Still a bit rigid in the mouth with good acids and just a touch of tannin sticking out. Still youthful but not particularly exciting. 87pts


Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065213,179
3.50 5
Vintage: 1985 11/13/2008

Nice bottle sweetness and limestone minerality here with a gamy, smoky edge to the fading fruit. Very friendly in the mouth with nice freshness and fine balance. Gently sweet and still surprisingly vibrant. A pleasant surprise 88pts


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Snooth User: Mark Waterbury
80772648
4.50 5
Vintage: 2012 02/18/2012

Four and a half glasses


Snooth User: Teppo
423118710
4.50 5
Vintage: 2011 11/29/2013

2010


Snooth User: Leah Mansback
5555651,286
4.50 5
04/20/2011

Tastes of honey, butter, very sweet on the pallet. Delicious wine!


Snooth User: burgundywinecompany
1139799179
4.50 5
09/19/2012

09 CHASSAGNE-MONTRACHET CLOS DU CHATEAU, 1ER CRU Chateau de la Maltroye , White Wine, 750ml Always a winner, this shows a purity and vibrance unusual for the vintage. A mingling of peaches and fresh citrus, laced with white flowers and flowing minerality. Stylishly serious - and most seriously delicious! https://www.burgundywinecompany.com/index.php?main_page=index&manufacturers_id=57&zenid=q3r430tvq2fbqtknceetrrpnn3


Snooth User: okifurbi
116892534
1.00 5
12/20/2012

SG$50 in Singapore. One of the biggest rip off I ever had.


Snooth User: Lindy Hemsley
167061733
0.00 5
Vintage: 2008 10/13/2009

Rich bubblegum fruit, sweet cinnamon and plum. Some nice cherry cola fruit on the palate but overall seemed lacking in acid balance and a bit flabby.


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
20275912,195
4.00 5
Vintage: 2008 01/29/2012

Fresh and juicy. Very nice! - WS Grand Tour 2011


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External Reviews for Bouchard Pere et Fils Chevalier Montrachet France-Bordeaux-Dry White

External Review
Source: WineExpress.com
Vintage: 2011 11/28/2012

Brothers Antonio and Paolo Sperone own and manage this small family estate in the Piedmont. Having already discovered their extremely good, value-priced Barolo, we had to try their Pinot Noir when we heard about it. And we were very impressed. Not just because it is a textbook example of beautifully balanced, cool-climate grown Pinot Noir, but because the price was unheard of for a wine of this quality. Piedmont is a very similar micro-climate to Burgundy and this Pinot shows classic characteristics of black cherry and strawberry fruit with bright acidity, earthy nuances and lively tannins. It's aged six months in oak barrels and shows a marked complexity. This is one you've got to try!


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2010 11/14/2013

Bright medium red. Medicinal red fruits and a hint of menthol on the nose. Sweet dense and sappy on the palate with urgent soil-driven flavors of raspberry pepper spices and minerals. Finishes long and perfumed with black fruit and crushed stone flavors that easily outlast the wine s tannins. Impressive potential. Stephen Tanzers IWC.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2010 11/14/2013

The lovely 2010 Petits Monts from Domaine Georges Nokllat was raised in fifty percent new oak and was showing quite well at the time of my visit in March wafting from the glass in a complex blend of red and black cherries coffee bean dark soil tones woodsmoke a nice touch of fresh nutmeg and plenty of spicy new oak. On the palate the wine is deep fullish and very pure on the attack with impressive minerality fine mid-palate depth and a very long ripely tannic and tangy finish. Today the wine is a bit marked by its wood on the backend but there is plenty of stuffing to eventually absorb these wood tannins and the wine should be excellent with eight to ten years of bottle age. There are eight barrels of Petits Monts in the cellars in 2010- four of which were new. A very good example of this great terroir. 2019-2040+. 91+. John Gilman.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2010 11/04/2014

Here the cool airy and restrained nose displays notes of black pinot fruit stone and plenty of Vosne style spice. The classy and sophisticated medium-bodied flavors possess plenty of minerality as well as very fine if firm tannins that coat the palate on the well-delineated finish. A classic Beaux Monts of refinement and understatement. - Comments: Outstanding Burghound.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2010 11/20/2013

At present ...there are notes of reduction yet the nose seems fresh and ripe anyway. The cool restrained and mineral-driven flavors possess good volume before terminating in a linear and persistent finish... Burghound.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2010 11/04/2014

The lovely 2010 Petits Monts from Domaine Georges No


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2010 03/15/2013

Medium red. Complex aromas of redcurrant, raspberry, leather, truffle and smoky earth. Rich, chewy and deep, with captivating sweetness to the red fruit and spice flavors. Finishes with a kick of acidity, a saline nuance and noteworthy rising leng... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Pinot Noir wine from Burgundy in France. 2010 Bouchard Pere et Fils Volnay Taillepieds 750ml


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<p>&nbsp;</p> <p>This Pinot Noir is blended with an Italian grape, Nebbiolo. The result is a raspberry nose with mild tannins.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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