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Bouchard Pere et Fils Annual Toronto Tasting of 2014 Burgundy wines

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2016 Bouchard Pere et Fils Annual Toronto Tasting of 2014 Burgundy wines

Burgundy is a fabled French wine producing region famous for its outstanding chardonnay and pinot noir bottlings in successful vintages.

When purchasing Burgundy wines, vintage and reputation of the winery or shipper must eb considered carefully; Founded in 1731 Bouchard Pere Et Fils is one of the oldest establishments in Burgundy. It owns more than 150 hectares of classified vineyards and sources grapes from experienced grape farmers.
Burgundy contains 28,329 hectares of vineyards, and hundreds of shippers (here called maison) and estates.

Burgundy wines are always expensive due to high demand and limited production.
Since Henriot, a champagne manufacturer, acquired Bouchrd Pere et Fils considerable capital was invested in equipment and vineyards.

Quality of Bouchrd Pere et Fils is now absolutely first class.
Henriot also owns Villa Ponciago, a Fleurie property in Beaujolais, and William Fevre in Chablis.
For a number of years Luc Bouchard, the export manager of the winery, has been visiting Toronto in May to introduce the latest vintage available. Most are special imports and must be ordered in case lots of six.

Prices provided are estimates and may change pending exchange rate.
I tasted all the wines presented

Henriot

Brut Rose
90/100
$ 90.00

Blanc de Blancs
91/100
$ 90.00

Brut Souverain
89/100
$ 63.00

Chablis
William Fevre

St. Bris, 2014
88/100
$ 20.00
Available at Vintages

Chablis Champs Royeaux, 2014
90/100
$ 25.00
Available as consignment product Call Agent

Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos, 2013
92/100
$ 130.00

White wines

Bouchard Pere et Fils

St. Veran, 2014
88/100
$ 30.00

Montagny, 2014
88/100
$ 37.00
Available as general list product

Beaune Du Château Premier Cru, 2014
92/100
$ 51.00

Meursault Les Clous, 2014
94+/100
$ 79.00

Chassagne Montrachet, 2014
95/100
$ 175.00

Puligny Montrachet, 2014
92+/100
$ 79.00

Meursault Genevrieres Premier Cru, 2014
93/100
$ 120.00

Chevalier Montrachet, Grand Cru, 2014
93+/100
$ 460.00

Corton Charlemange Grand Cru, 2014
93+/100
$ 250.00

Petit Chablis, 2014
87/100
Available as a general list
$ 21.00

Macon Lugny St Pierre, 2014
87/100
$ 18.00
Available as a general list $ 18.00

Puilly Fuisse, 2014
88+/100
$ 29.00

LCBO General list

Red wines

Villa Ponciago la Reserve, 2014, Fleurie, Beaujolais
90/100
$ 25.00

Les Hauts du Py, 2014
88+/100
$ 31.00

Bouchard Pere et Fils

Savigny-Les-Beuane Premier Cru Les Lavieres, 2014
90+/100
$ 63.00

Beaune Clos de la Mousse Premier Cru, 2014
91/100
$ 77.00

Chambolle Musigny, 2014
90/100
$ 77.00

Gevrey-Chambertin, 2014
92+/100
$ 66.00

Pommard Premier Cru, 2014
89+/100
$ 89.00

Volnay Caillerets Ancienne Cuvee Carnot Premier Cru, 2014
90/100
$ 112.00

Beaune Greves L’Enfant Jesus Premiere Cru, 2014
92/100
$ 150.00

Le Corton Grand Cru, 2014
89/100
$ 175.00

Nuits Saint-Georges Les Cailles Premier Cru, 2014
91+/100
$ 147.00

Chapelle Chambertin Grand Cru, 2014
92/100
$ 295.00

Ontario agent Woodman Wines and Spirits
416 767 5114
info@woodmanws.com

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