Reviews & Awards

Bouchard Père & Fils | Burgundy, France

Beaune Grèves Vigne de l’Enfant Jésus 2020

December 2021

91-93

Vinous

The 2020 Beaune Grèves Vigne de l’Enfant Jésus 1er Cru has a lovely, sensual red berry, rose petal and mulberry scented nose that has fine delineation. The palate is medium-bodied with fine-grain tannins, a little more tension that the Les Teurons with a saline finish. This is a well crafted Beaune.

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Bouchard Père & Fils | Burgundy, France

Beaune Grèves Vigne de l’Enfant Jésus 2021

November 2022

91-93

Vinous

The 2021 Beaune Grèves Vigne de l’Enfant Jésus 1er Cru is on sandier soil than the rest of Les Grèves. This is more complex on the nose by comparison, a touch more tension, and with greater sapidity. The palate is medium-bodied with a gentle grip, quite firm tannins, good backbone. A solid Beaune Grèves with a welcome dash of black pepper on the finish. There's a tangible difference in quality between this and the regular Grèves bottling this year.

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Bouchard Père & Fils | Burgundy, France

Beaune Grèves Vigne de l’Enfant Jésus 2017

January 2022

95

Decanter

A standout wine that leaves no one indifferent. With strong character and a lingering presence, it opens in the glass with alluring freshness and brooding elegance. Fine tannins underpinned by measured acidity. Aromas of dried herbs mingle with intriguing apple peel, smokey bergamot and dried roses. A true journey on the palate with a zesty playfulness on the attack and a crunchy richness on the midpalate. Long finish with subtle spiciness.

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Bouchard Père & Fils | Burgundy, France

Beaune Grèves Vigne de l’Enfant Jésus 2017

April 2019

90-93

Burghound.com

The sleek, intense and well defined medium bodied flavors exude evident minerality onto the much more complex and persistent finale where the wood telegraphed by the nose reemerges. This is really quite good though note that my predicted range offers the benefit of the doubt that the generous wood will ultimately be successfully integrated.

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Bouchard Père & Fils | Burgundy, France

Beaune Grèves Vigne de l’Enfant Jésus 2020

January 2022

92-94

Wine Advocate

Unfurling in the glass with aromas of blackberries and raspberries mingled with notions of warm spices, rose petals, orange rind and dark chocolate, the 2020 Beaune 1er Cru Les Grèves Vigne de l'Enfant Jesus is medium to full-bodied, ample and concentrated, with a deep core of fruit that's framed by rich, powdery tannins and succulent acids. It's a terrific effort that should land toward the upper end of my score range.

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Bouchard Père & Fils | Burgundy, France

Beaune Grèves Vigne de l’Enfant Jésus 2020

December 2021

91-94

Inside Burgundy

This is a free draining soil, but deep enough that it did not dry out during the parched summer. Dark purple black, one of the more sunshine laden bouquets but with a joyous plump fruit on the palate refreshed at the back by a little useful acidity. Good length, no undue heat.

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Bouchard Père & Fils | Burgundy, France

Beaune Grèves Vigne de l’Enfant Jésus 2019

January 2022

94

Wine Spectator

Though taut and reticent in its aromas and flavors, this red builds on the palate to a long finish. Black cherry and sandalwood notes are the main themes, while toasty oak and a graphite element linger on the aftertaste. This feels like a thoroughbred ready to run.

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Bouchard Père & Fils | Burgundy, France

Beaune Grèves Vigne de l’Enfant Jésus 2019

September 2021

93

Wine Advocate

The 2019 Beaune 1er Cru Les Grèves Vigne de l'Enfant Jesus is showing beautifully, bursting from the glass with scents of raspberries, warm spices, plums and incense. Medium to full-bodied, sumptuous and enveloping, with an ample core of fruit and supple, melting tannins, it's immensely charming and gourmand. I can't remember an Enfant Jesus that tasted so good, so young.

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Bouchard Père & Fils | Burgundy, France

Beaune Grèves Vigne de l’Enfant Jésus 2020

February 2022

16

JancisRobinson.com

Pale crimson with a pale rim. Grainy texture and some real depth and energy. Caresses the palate with life... Fruit flavors veer towards blackcurrant, which is unusual for a red burgundy.

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Bouchard Père & Fils | Burgundy, France

Beaune Grèves Vigne de l’Enfant Jésus 2017

July 2019

96

Blue Lifestyle

Elegant, smooth cherry nose; smooth, silky, captures the definition of the pure Pinot experience, long, complex and deep with elegance and style.

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