Reviews & Awards

Bouchard Père & Fils | Burgundy, France

Corton-Charlemagne 2017

January 2019

92-95 Points

Vinous

Aromas of lime, white flowers, spices and hazelnut. Powerful, thick, rich and deep; wonderfully silky and broad but with terrific spicy acidity giving it a light touch. This is extract-rich for a yield of nearly 45 hectoliters per hectare. Finishes tactile, dry and long, with an impression of tannic spine and repeating nutty nuances. –ST

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Bouchard Père & Fils | Burgundy, France

Corton-Charlemagne 2017

February 2019

94 Points

James Suckling

Super chalky with restrained notes of stones and minerals, as well as orange and clementine aromas and lightly spiced bread dough, in attractive mode. The palate has a smoothly layered and very approachable feel with a lot of plush, rich and ripe fruit, delivered in a channel of chalky freshness.

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Bouchard Père & Fils | Burgundy, France

Grand Cru Corton Charlemagne 2013

August 2019

93 Points

Wine Advocate

Bouchard's 2013 Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru is showing very well, wafting from the glass with an expressive bouquet of yellow orchard fruit, pear, orange oil, praline and wheat toast. On the palate, it's medium to full-bodied, deep and intense, with succulent acids, good concentration and a penetrating finish. While this Corton-Charlemagne is quite open for inspection already, it's nicely balanced and displays good structural tension. Bottled under Diam 10, it should enjoy more than another decade of longevity.

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Bouchard Père & Fils | Burgundy, France

Grand Cru Corton Charlemagne Domaine 2018

March 2020

91-93 Points

Wine Advocate

This wine exhibits aromas of confit citrus and citrus zest, complemented by notes of fresh pastry and warm bread. On the palate, it's medium to full-bodied, muscular and structured, with good depth and concentration. This is a CortonCharlemagne with a promising future. 

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Bouchard Père & Fils | Burgundy, France

Grand Cru Corton-Charlemagne 2015

September 2016

91-93

Vinous

(from a high-altitude, windy, east-facing vineyard in which maturity generally arrives late, preserving the wine's freshness): Very pale color. Pungent aromas of apple, spices, toast, white flowers and flinty minerality. Lovely fresh apricot fruit is given verve by enlivening acidity and a touch of orange peel. In a very ripe, extract-rich style, finishing with a slightly tannic impression and a touch of bitter orange. This would make a great digestif. The crop level here was just 29 hectoliters per hectare as a sizable percentage of these vines are 80 years old.

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Bouchard Père & Fils | Burgundy, France

Grand Cru Corton-Charlemagne 2015

September 2016

91-93

Vinous

(from a high-altitude, windy, east-facing vineyard in which maturity generally arrives late, preserving the wine's freshness): Very pale color. Pungent aromas of apple, spices, toast, white flowers and flinty minerality. Lovely fresh apricot fruit is given verve by enlivening acidity and a touch of orange peel. In a very ripe, extract-rich style, finishing with a slightly tannic impression and a touch of bitter orange. This would make a great digestif. The crop level here was just 29 hectoliters per hectare as a sizable percentage of these vines are 80 years old.

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Bouchard Père & Fils | Burgundy, France

Grand Cru Corton-Charlemagne 2011

March 2014

91

Wine Spectator

Offering a mix of lemon, apple and stone flavors, this light-weight
white is persistent, lingering with an aftertaste of apple, baking
spices and mineral. Almost lacy in texture.

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Bouchard Père & Fils | Burgundy, France

Grand Cru Corton-Charlemagne 2013

December 2015

93

Wine Spectator

Nutmeg, apple and white peach flavors are accented by lemon and stone in this lean, intense style. This is reticent now, but has depth and nascent power in reserve, building to a long aftertaste of spice and mineral.

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Bouchard Père & Fils | Burgundy, France

Grand Cru Corton-Charlemagne 2014

August 2016

93

Wine Spectator

Well-marked by new oak, along with lemon, white peach and mineral flavors, this gets more integrated as the lively acidity drives the long aftertaste. Give this six months to a year to really sing.

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Bouchard Père & Fils | Burgundy, France

Grand Cru Corton-Charlemagne 2014

August 2016

93

Wine Spectator

Well-marked by new oak, along with lemon, white peach and mineral flavors, this gets more integrated as the lively acidity drives the long aftertaste. Give this six months to a year to really sing.

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