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Vintners Cru USD 79.99 750ml

Bouchard Père et Fils Volnay Caillerets Premiere Cru Ancienne Cuvée Carnot 2000

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ST 89

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 Volnay Caillerets Premiere Cru Ancienne Cuvée Carnot

External Review
Source: Vintners Cru
03/15/2012

89 Points "Good medium red. Sappy aromas of black cherry, minerals and chocolate. Full, sweet, rich and chocolatey; rounder and fleshier than it appeared from barrel a year ago. Finishes with big, dusty tannins. " Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar, Mar/Apr 03



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