Bouchard Père & Fils Macon Lugny St Pierre 2020
Bouchard Père & Fils Macon-Lugny St. Pierre
Region: Côte Chalonnaise, Burgundy, France
Bottle size: 75cl
The Maconnais area marks the transition between the north and south of France. Here the vineyards are not lined up as in the Cote d’Or, but scattered about on craggy hills/ Supply, fresh and full of flavours, the white wines have built the reputation of this land of the Chardonnay grape. In the Maconnais, the notion of Premier Cru does not exist, but the appellation Macon may be followed by the name of the village of origin, for example Macon-Lugny, noted for its roundness and unctuousness.
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.