Result list for “Bouchard Père et Fils” (185 entries)

entering 2018 with 4x 2002s…

By billn on January 02, 2018 #degustation

​ How to both end 2017 and start 2018? I think I’ll ‘uncork’ some 2002s… 2002 Domaine des Varoilles, Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Clos des Varoilles Deep, some impression of dark oak, herb and eventually a silky dark fruit. Ooh, this has a lovely impact in the mouth – super volume… Read More

a lunchtime corton

By billn on December 29, 2017 #degustation

1997 Bouchard Père et Fils, Le Corton After a run of corked wines from the same case, here one that’s just right. Medium, medium-plus colour. A nose of pinched florals and spice above, and below a wider macerating-plum depth. A big wine in the mouth – with… Read More

some christmas bottles…

By billn on December 27, 2017 #degustation

1997 Bouchard Père et Fils Le Corton My last bottle of this – during The September Report’s look at 1997s, 20 years on – was completely corked. This cork, looks fine but was as hard as concrete – still, had it protected not corrupted the wine this time?… Read More

The 1997s – 20 years on…

By billn on September 30, 2017 #br extra!#pages

It seems that it has been 14 years (!) since I took a look at this vintage. Back then, 20 years sounded about right for good vineyards from an ‘early maturing’ vintage. So let’s do it: For the last 10 years, or more, the… Read More

weekend wines – week 16 2017

By billn on April 25, 2017 #degustation

2015 Dampt Frères, Chablis 1er Beauroy Pale lemon yellow. A sumptuous nose of freshness and fine citrus notes – going quite deep – really an invitation. Bright, fresh – steely even, but with density and intensity. The flavour begins to fade rather quickly but then holds a modest… Read More

The baker’s dozen of blind Meursaults

By billn on July 21, 2016 #br extra!#pages

Tasted in Zürich at the Carlton Restaurant, 13 June 2016. Meursault was the theme of our evening tasting in Zürich, organized by Jean-François Guyard of the Swiss website vinifera-mundi. The wines were poured in flights of three or four, blind, the identity of each wine was revealed following… Read More

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