OENOFOROS Product Details 0141 Oenoforos Bouchard Pere & Fils Beaune Du Chateau Blanc 1er Cru 2016
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BOUCHARD PERE & FILS BEAUNE DU CHATEAU BLANC 1ER CRU 2016
Country: France, Burgundy, Cote De Beaune
Grape Varieties:
Chardonnay
AWARDS
Stephen Tanzer: 87-89

Tasting Notes:
Pale gold/ gold colour with green shades. The nose is made of white flesh fruit, candied citrus aromas with a hint of brioche and ginger bread. The mouth associates richness, subtle oak, taste of dried fruit. Pleasantly rich wine.

Food Pairing: Fine cooked meats, meat pies, warm pâté, snails.
Case Bottles: 6
Product Id: 0141

BOTTLE

€35,00

CASE PRICE

€210,00
Available Stock: 48 items
For orders €100,00 or more we deliver free to your place (within city limits)
The Grape
Chardonnay
Chardonnay is the "Big Daddy" of white wine grapes and one of the most widely planted in the world. It is suited to a wide variety of soils, though it excels in soils with a high limestone content as found in Champagne, Chablis, and the Côte D`Or.

Burgundy is Chardonnay`s spiritual home and the best White Burgundies are dry, rich, honeyed wines with marvelous poise, elegance and balance. They are unquestionably the finest dry white wines in the world. Chardonnay plays a crucial role in the Champagne blend, providing structure and finesse, and is the sole grape in Blanc de Blancs.

It is quantitatively important in California and Australia, is widely planted in Chile and South Africa, and is the second most widely planted grape in New Zealand. In warm climates Chardonnay has a tendency to develop very high sugar levels during the final stages of ripening and this can occur at the expense of acidity. Late picking is a common problem and can result in blowsy and flabby wines that lack structure and definition.

Recently in the New World, we have seen a move towards more elegant, better- balanced and less oak-driven Chardonnays, and this is to be welcomed.