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Domaine Bouchard Père et Fils "Clos des Chênes" Volnay Premier Cru 2009

Winemaker's Notes:

"A pure and ripe nose of cherry and plum liqueur marries into rich, powerful and mineral-driven medium-bodied flavors that brim with dry extract which confers a seductive texture on the firm, dusty and beautifully detailed and intense finish that delivers impressive length. This is a classy effort that will require ample cellar time to reach its full maturity yet one that should be approachable in its youth...91-93" BH 5/11

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 Domaine Bouchard Père et Fils "Clos des Chênes" Volnay Premier Cru

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/20/2011

A Pinot Noir wine from Burgundy in France. 2009 Bouchard Pere et Fils Volnay Clos des Chenes 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/16/2011

(from a cooler spot featuring chalky white soil; picked five days after the Caillerets) Pungent aromas of black cherry, licorice and mint. Juicy and tightly wound, showing a less sophisticated texture than the Caillerets. Medicinal dark cherry is com... Stephen Tanzer's IWC. A Pinot Noir wine from Burgundy in France. 2009 Bouchard Pere et Fils Volnay Clos des Chenes 750ml



"A pure and ripe nose of cherry and plum liqueur marries into rich, powerful and mineral-driven medium-bodied flavors that brim with dry extract which confers a seductive texture on the firm, dusty and beautifully detailed and intense finish that delivers impressive length. This is a classy effort that will require ample cellar time to reach its full maturity yet one that should be approachable in its youth...91-93" BH 5/11

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