Bouchard Pere & Fils Corton Charlemagne 2020

Bouchard Pere & Fils Corton Charlemagne 2020

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Bouchard Pere & Fils Corton Charlemagne 

Region: Côte de Beaune, Burgundy, France

Vintage: 2020

Bottle size: 75cl

Grape: Chardonnay

ABV: 13%

Intense bouquet with aromas of fruit and toast married to mineral notes typical of this appellation. Rich and powerful wine with an assertive personality.

Charlemagne was very fond of the wine from Le Corton which at the time was red. Towards the end of the Emperor's life, the vineyards facing south were planted with chardonnay to produce a white wine to not stain his white beard. Today Bouchard Pere & Fils is an important owner in Corton Charlemagne with 3.65 hectares

Founded in 1731 in Beaune by Michel Bouchard, Bouchard Père & Fils, is one of the oldest wine estates in Burgundy, perpetuating tradition for nearly 3 centuries and 9 generations. This desire to build up an exceptional estate in Côte d’Or endured through the generations and acquisitions in the best Villages were added throughout the 19th century and again in the early 20th century.