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Montrachet, Bouchard Père et Fils 2019

RegionBurgundy
SubregionPuligny-Montrachet
ColourWhite
TypeStill
Grape VarietyChardonnay

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Tasting Notes

This is still a bit closed on the nose, but on the palate it is rippling with ripe-apricot and orange character. Dense and rich, almost to the point of being unctuous, although this is properly dry. Serious tannin structure behind the lavish exterior, which, together with the fresh acidity, keeps this on course through the very generous finish. Drink or hold.

98
James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com, July 2021

The 2019 Montrachet Grand Cru has a complex bouquet of crushed chalk, mirabelle, apricot and light vanilla pod aromas, plus just a touch of white chocolate in the background. The palate is well balanced with a fine bead of acidity, quite powerful and very well defined. Orange zest, mandarin and lemon thyme notes feature on a very long finish that fans out extremely well. Superb.

94/96
Neal Martin, vinous.com, December 2020
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