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Bouchard Père et Fils Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru 2000

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

Steely, pure aromas of apple and lime. Sweet, dense and firm but not hard, with lovely apple and spice flavors and impeccable sugar/acid balance. Very spicy and very long on the aftertaste; firm-edged but not tough or dry. Stephen Tanzer's IWC. A Chardonnay wine from Burgundy in France. 2000 Bouchard Pere et Fils Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru 3000ml

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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

External Reviews for Bouchard Père et Fils Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/08/2011

Steely, pure aromas of apple and lime. Sweet, dense and firm but not hard, with lovely apple and spice flavors and impeccable sugar/acid balance. Very spicy and very long on the aftertaste; firm-edged but not tough or dry. Stephen Tanzer's IWC. A Chardonnay wine from Burgundy in France. 2000 Bouchard Pere et Fils Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru 3000ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
12/23/2010

A Chardonnay wine from Burgundy in France. 2000 Bouchard Pere et Fils Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru 3000ml



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