2021 Domaine Bouchard Pere et Fils Beaune Les Teurons Premier Cru
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2021 Domaine Bouchard Pere et Fils Beaune Les Teurons Premier Cru

Burgundy, FRANCE
$165. 00
$1980.00 Dozen
Cellar: Drink now - 6 Years (2024-2030)
ABV: 13%
Closure: Cork

Domaine Bouchard Père et Fils is one of the most respected names in Burgundy, yet despite their renown, it seems the market has not yet fully appreciated just how good the wines currently being produced are. They are the largest owner of Grand Cru and Premier Cru vineyards in Burgundy, this includes prized plots such as Montrachet, Chevalier Montrachet, Chambertin, Bonnes Mares, and Meursault Perrieres.
Founded in 1731, the subsequent nine generations of the Bouchard family has amassed an impressive 130ha of vineyards, including nearly 100 separate climats. It's perhaps this large size, contrasting the current trend for tiny producers with a cult following that has meant Bouchard are not front and centre in the minds of many Burgundy drinkers. A true shame as Bouchard are making some of the best wines in their history.
Dark red in colour with black shaded edges and a light red hue. Pretty scents of violet, sour to red cherry and rhubarb emanate from the glass with some vanillin cedar, meaty characters, earth and subtle stalky dried herb notes also evident. Light in body and supple in its feel the palate features savoury red to dark cherry and rhubarb flavours over earth, vanillin cedar, dried herbs and spice. Polished tannin structure finishing fresh, elegant and long.
Drink over the next 5-6 years.
Alc. 13%

Other reviews....
The 2021 Beaune 1er Cru Les Teurons wafts from the glass with aromas of sweet red fruit compote, spices and rose petals. Medium to full-bodied, ample and seamless, with melting tannins and a pure, vibrant palate, it concludes with a long, saline finish.
90-92 Points
William Kelley - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

The 2021 Beaune Les Teurons 1er Cru was badly affected by the frost, cropped at 6-7hL/ha, due to it being located on a steep slope. It has an attractive red berry bouquet, very pure with impressive mineralité, hints of peony with time. The palate is medium-bodied with very fine tannins. The 50% whole bunches impart a discrete peppery note, very harmonious with quite a persistent finish. Not to be overlooked, credit to Frédéric Weber and his team. Drink 2025-2042.
91-93 Points
Neal Martin – Vinous