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Bouchard Père et Fils Volnay Caillerets Premiere Cru Ancienne Cuvée Carnot 2001

Winemaker's Notes:

ST 91

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

91(+?) Points "Bright red-ruby. Pure aromas of cherry, minerals and flowers. At once dense and delineated, with red berry, mineral, menthol and spicecake flavors enlivened by harmonious acidity. Rather powerful on the back end and in need of five or six years of bottle aging. " Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar, Mar/Apr 04



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